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Favorite Philosophers
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Who is/are your favorite philosopher/s and why?

Check this for the list of your philosophers..

other philosophers:

* Peter Abelard
* Theodor Adorno
* Thomas Aquinas
* Hannah Arendt
* Aristotle
* Augustine
* Francis Bacon
* Roland Barthes
* Georges Bataille
* Jean Baudrillard
* Simone de Beauvoir
* Walter Benjamin
* George Berkeley
* Judith Butler
* Albert Camus
* Noam Chomsky
* Hélène Cixous
* Gilles Deleuze
* Jacques Derrida
* Rene Descartes
* John Dewey
* Michel Foucault
* Hans-Georg Gadamer
* Jürgen Habermas
* Donna Haraway
* Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
* Martin Heidegger
* Thomas Hobbes
* David Hume
* Edmund Husserl
* Luce Irigaray
* William James
* Kant Immanuel
* Julia Kristeva
* Lao Tzu
* Emmanuel Levinas
* John Locke
* Jean-François Lyotard
* Maurice Merleau-Ponty
* John Stewart Mill
* G.E. Moore
* Friedrich Nietzsche
* Plato
* W. V. Quine
* Ayn Rand
* Jean Jacques Rousseau
* Jean-Paul Sartre
* Arthur Schopenhauer
* Benedict de Spinoza
* Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Last week, I stated this woman was the ugliest woman I had ever seen. I have since been visited by her sister, and now wish to withdraw that statement.
-- Mark Twain

The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and to have the two as close together as possible.
-- George Burns

Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year.
-- Victor Borge

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.

By all means, marry If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
-- Socrates

I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.
-- Groucho Marx

My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe..
-- Jimmy Durante

I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back.
-- Zsa Zsa Gabor

Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat.
-- Alex Levine

My luck is so bad that if I bought a cemetery, people would stop dying.
-- Rodney Dangerfield

Money can't buy you happiness .. but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
-- Spike Milligan

I am opposed to millionaires... but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.
-- Mark Twain

Until I was thirteen, I thought my name was SHUT UP.
-- Joe Namath

I don't feel old. I don't feel anything until noon.
Then it's time for my nap.
-- Bob Hope

I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it.
-- W.C. Fields

We could certainly slow the aging process down if it had to work its way through Congress.
-- Will Rogers

Don't worry about avoiding temptation. . as you grow older, it will avoid you.
-- Winston Churchill

Maybe it's true that life begins at fifty ... but everything else starts to wear out, fall out, or spread out.
-- Phyllis Diller

By the time a man is wise enough to watch his step, he's too old to go anywhere.
-- Billy Crystal

Sometimes, when I look at my children, I say to myself ~~"Lillian, you should have remained a virgin."
-- Lillian Carter (mother of Jimmy Carter)

I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalog: "No good in a bed, but fine against a wall."
-- Eleanor Roosevelt

The cardiologist's diet: If it tastes good, spit it out.
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Oscar Wilde my man.
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actually, I'm not sure because I just pay attention to what philosophers said and not really so much thier name... no one philosopher really comes to mind...
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I really wish that my Edgar Allan Poe is a Philosopher.
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28 / M / US
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Friedrich Nietzsche, although I enjoy him more in for his literary acrobatics than for his philosophical beliefs. I find Camus interesting for much the same reason. His idea of absurdism provides an excellent basis for the creation of tragic novels and literature.
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Talib Kweli
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soren kierkegaard, the father of Christian Existentialism.
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~ Aristotle

I had heard of him and became interested in philosophy .
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John Locke. I've always loved him. Intellectually that is.
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Friedrich Nietzsche because of his influence on nihilism.

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30 / F / Morocco
Posted 8/19/08
Simone de Beauvoir;i like her book:The second sexe,it offers a new image to all women:We're not born women,we're raised to be women!!!
Laozi :Taoism is my fav philosphie:it appraoch the scientific princips i'm into it!
Ibn Rushd:My fav muslim philosoher,he was soooo open minded & sooooo wise that his books give me a reason to continue living & learning!!!
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29 / M / Bangalore,India
Posted 8/19/08
No one. I'm too busy with my own thoughts to stop for the advice of a bunch of dead people. :)
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Pilosopo Tasyo wooot wooot!
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winnie the pooh
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