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Western Philosophy

Western philosophy is a tradition of philosophy that has its origins in Ancient Greece. Its founding figures include Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.

Classical Philosophy[edit]

  • Socrates
  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Epicurus
  • Stoicism

Medieval Philosophy[edit]

  • St. Augustine
  • Anselm
  • Thomas Aquinas
  • William of Ockham

Modern Philosophy[edit]

  • Rationalism
    • René Descartes
    • Baruch Spinoza
    • Gottfried Leibniz
  • Empiricism
    • John Locke
    • George Berkeley
    • David Hume
  • Immanuel Kant
  • Post-Kant
    • G.W.F. Hegel
    • Søren Kierkegaard
    • Friedrich Nietzsche
    • John Stuart Mill

Contemporary Philosophy[edit]

  • Analytic Philosophy
    • Bertrand Russell
    • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    • Daniel Dennett
    • Peter Singer
  • Continental Philosophy
    • Jean-Paul Sartre