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for posts referencing philosophers or their ideas, ancient or not, identified in some way, rightly or wrongly, as "sophists". Use the tag "fallacies" for questions regarding specific fall…
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Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī (c.1056–1111) was a Sunni philosopher who taught at Baghdad and Nishapur.
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Avicenna or Ibn Sīnā (c. 980 – 1037) was a Persian polymath whose writings include 150 surviving works on philosophy. His philosophical works cover topics such as logic, ethics and metaphysics.
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literature about other literature, for example philosophy textbooks. Consider also the reference-request tag.
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an American Philosophy professor teaching at Tufts University in Medford Massachusetts. Dennett is a progressive within philosophy of mind, science, and biology with strength in Athi…
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Thales of Miletus (c. 624 - c.546 BC) was a Presocratic Greek philosopher who used theories rather than mythologies to explain natural phenomena.
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Niccolò Machiavelli (1469 – 1527) was an Italian diplomat, politician, historian and political philosopher. He is best known for his treatise 'The Prince' and expressed his most important thoughts on …
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"an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture." A meme acts as a unit for carrying cultural ideas, symbols, or practices that can be transmitted from one m…
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