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41 Averroes

The missing link between Aristotle and the vinci

42 Beinsa Duno (Peter Dunov)
43 Confucius Confucius Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.

Why is it so low :O? He should be at least in top 10


44 Fyodor Dostoyevsky
45 Michel de Montaigne Michel de Montaigne Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (28 February 1533 – 13 September 1592) was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre.
46 Democritus
47 Rene Descartes Rene Descartes
48 Archytas
49 Bertrand Russell
50 Metrocles
51 Max Stirner

He taught me to value myself.

I think his book " The unique and his property" is one of the best books about individualism. Very extreme in his approach but there's certainly a truth in what he is thinking and writing. Many people think that is approach is close to egoism but if you read it closely he makes the difference between that thin line.
One of the few thinkers who understood the real nature of mankind and therefor one who rejected many ethic-theories. His writing and thinking was of a great influence for anarchists like Proudhon, Bakoenin, Malatesta and many others.

52 Jean-Jacques Rousseau
53 Jean-Paul Sartre Jean-Paul Sartre Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (June 21, 1905 – April 15, 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.

Many fancy words to explain that he can't explain and that we have to accept that fact,even if we choose not to do so. I think he is boring.

54 Nicholas of Cusa
55 Alfred North Whitehead
56 Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a German philosopher, cultural critic, poet, and Latin and Greek scholar whose work has exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history.
57 Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Absolute idealism. Thinking is before material things. Produce anything material is first thinking of producing something that is material. His dialectic theorie ( influenced by Plato ) works for many questions ( A these, A anti-these and the synthese).

58 Gilles Deleuze
59 Jacques Derrida
60 Blaise Pascal Blaise Pascal Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic theologian. He was a child prodigy who was educated by his father, a tax collector in Rouen. Pascal's earliest work was in the natural and applied sciences where he made important contributions to the study of fluids, more.
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