Glossary of Greatest thinkers

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ALBERT EINSTEIN

Albert Einstein was a beautiful man, wise and moral, who lived in difficult times. [1]

Albert Einstein was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his (and his wife’s?) 1905 explanation of the Photoelectric Effect. [2]

Albert Einstein was awarded the Copley Medal of the Royal Society in London in a ceremony on Monday, November 30, 1925. [3]

Albert Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for the year 1921. [4]

Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. [5]

Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany. [6]

Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Wurttemberg, Germany. [7]

Albert Einstein was correct: The answer is an extremely simple and relatively easy to understand unified principle. [8]

Albert Einstein was exhausted. [9]

Albert Einstein was one of the founders of the Hebrew University. [10]

Albert Einstein was one of the greatest minds in world history. [11]

Albert Einstein: The biography of Albert Einstein. [12]

Albert Einstein: a biography, Albrecht Folsing, translated from German by Ewald Osers, Penguin Books, 1997. [13]

For example, the name "Albert Einstein" refers to a famous scientist. [14]

ANTINOMIES

Antinomies are conflicting statements both of which appear to be validated by reason. [15]

Antinomies are theories which contradict each other, each one, at the same time, being as capable of demonstration as the other. [16]


ARCHIMEDES

Archimedes is one of the greatest mathematicians of all time. [17]

Archimedes is probably also the first mathematical physicist on record, and the best before Galileo and Newton. [18]


ARISTOTLE

Aristotle is a much studied philosopher today, as well as debated and scrutinized. [19]

Aristotle is a smart man. [20]

Aristotle is a star over the ages; he who sometimes widely studies rose and fell; however unlike Plato, who always had a bright star. [21]

Aristotle is a this-worldly metaphysician who avowedly rejects mysticism and skepticism in epistemology. [22]

BACH

Bach is the beginning and end of all music. [www.spiritsound.com/bachquotes.html]

Bach is a strange mixture of the meta-physical and the emotional, a fitting father-figure to classical music. [arts.guardian.co.uk/bach/story/0,,1665204,00.html]

Bach is a test for singers. His vocal writing is different from that in other choral works such as the Mozart or Verdi requiems. [www.sptimes.com/2004/11/04/Floridian/The_crowning_glory_of.shtml]

BEETHOVEN

Beethoven is a transistion figure in the history of western music. [www.its.caltech.edu/~tan/BeethovenMissaSolemnis/background_on_beethoven.html]

Beethoven is a nice little dog flick with names such as Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, and Dean Jones. [www.imdb.com/title/tt0103786/usercomments]

Beethoven is a rocket to Mars (the God O' War planet, by the way, and not for nothing do I make that comment), and Mozart is a finely-tuned Ferrari. [blogcritics.org/archives/2003/09/23/005129.php]

BELINSKY

Belinsky was a socialist, as was Dostoevsky. [23]

Belinsky was a socialist, as was Dostoevsky. But the difference between the two was profound. [24]


CONTRADICTION

Contradiction is a propelling power of philosophical thinking. [25]

In colloquial speech and in dialectical methodology, the word "contradiction" has a completely different meaning than in formal logic. [26]


DOSTOEVSKY

Dostoevsky is a big favorite of mine, but it's odd to think of him as an influence. [27]

Dostoevsky is a genius. It took me some time to get the hang of it, but once it got going, I was enthralled. [28]

Dostoevsky is a great author. [29]

Dostoevsky is a political thinker. [30]

Dostoevsky is a relatively small hotel, located on the territory of the trading center Vladimirsky Passage. [31]

Dostoevsky was a populist, but he never portrays the people. [32]

Dostoevsky was an anti-Platonist. [33]

Dostoevsky was arrested and imprisoned on April 23, 1849 for being a part of the liberal, intellectual group, the Petrashevsky Circle. [34]

Dostoevsky was born 30 October 1821 according to the Julian Calendar, 11 November 1821 in the Gregorian calendar. [35]

Dostoevsky was born in Moscow, as the second son of a former army doctor. [36]

Dostoevsky was born only three years after Turgenev and one year before Grigorovich. [37]

Dostoevsky was brought up in a middle class family. [38]

Dostoevsky was devastated by his wife's death in 1864, followed shortly thereafter by his brother's death. [39]

Dostoevsky was ecstatic to see his work in print. [40]

Dostoevsky was educated at home and at a private school. [41]

Dostoevsky was educated at home and at a private school. With his pious mother he made annual pilgrimages to the monastery of the Trinity and Saint Sergei. [42]

Dostoevsky was embarrassed over the fact that he had once had to borrow money from Turgenev. [43]

Dostoevsky was heartbroken, but soon met Anna Snitkina, a twenty-year-old stenographer whom he married in 1867. [44]

Dostoevsky was imprisoned in the Peter and Paul Fortress, and a four-month investigation was conducted. Twenty-one of this group were sentenced to die. [45]

DOSTOYEVSKY

Dostoyevsky was born and raised in Moscow by Russian Orthodox parents. [46]

Dostoyevsky was released from the prison camp in 1854; however, he was forced to serve as a soldier in a Siberian garrison for an additional five years. [47]

Dostoyevsky was sentenced to death, but was pardoned minutes before his execution and sent to Siberia for hard labor for ten years. [48]

Dostoyevsky was sentenced to four years at hard labor in a Siberian penal colony. [49]

Dostoyevsky: A Human Portrait. Knopf, 1961. Roe, Ivan. [50]


FERMI

Fermi was a man of enormous brilliance, mental agility and common sense. [51]

Fermi was inseparable in childhood from his brother Giulio, who was just one year older. [52]


FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY

Fyodor Dostoevsky is a toughie because of course he wrote in Russian, not English so the writing style you found annoying may have been the translator's. [53]

Fyodor Dostoevsky is a wonderful writer. [54]

Fyodor Dostoevsky: A Writer's Life. [55]

Fyodor Dostoevsky: The Idiot The Brothers Karamasov Crime and Punishment The Possessed As above. [56]

GALILEO

Galileo was an Italian mathematician, physicist and astronomer. [57]

Galileo was born in Pisa and his career coincided with that of Kepler. [58]

Galileo was one of the first people to use the telescope to observe the sky. [59]

Galileo was truly a revolutionary, but his revolution was not his advances in mathematics, instrumentation, nor in his experiments. [60]


GOETHE

Goethe is a major figure in Bakhtin's personal pantheon for reasons that are apparent in the fragment here translated. [www.utexas.edu/utpress/excerpts/exbakess.html]

Goethe is a MAN, March 25, 2000 Although his writing is extremely important, Goethe made a mark also through his life and philosophy. [www.amazon.com/gp/cdp/member-reviews/A38EMX4SA125YA/ref=cm_cr_auth/104-9431838-0769518]

Goethe was treated as a guest. [www.gutenberg.net/etext04/7tbgt10.txt]

GREATEST THINKERS

Inspiring quotes from the minds of humanity's greatest thinkers. [greatminds.barzangi.com]

Who were some of the greatest thinkers of modern civilization? EDinformatics puts its list on the WEB. [www.edinformatics.com/great_thinkers/gt.htm]

HEGEL

Hegel is a difficult philosopher to read. [tousawlaw.ca/?p=10]

Hegel is one of my favorite philosophers. [answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20061201110224AAXwEtV]

Hegel was one of the first major critics of Kant's philosophy. [en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kant]


HENRI MATISSE

Henri Matisse was Pablo Picasso's senior by twelve years, and the two men could not have been more different. [61]

Henri Matisse was born as the son of a grain merchant in the Picardy region of northern France. He studied law and worked as a law clerk. [62]

Henri Matisse was born at Le Cateau-Cambrésis in the North of France on December 31, 1869. [63]

Henri Matisse was born in December of 1869 in Le Cateau, France. [64]

Henri Matisse was employed as a lawyer’s clerk before switching to his art profession in 1890. [65]


IMMANUEL KANT

Immanuel Kant is a deontologist which means he believed in a sense of 'duty' which one should follow on all occasions. [66]

Immanuel Kant is a modern Idealist. [67]

Immanuel Kant is one of the most famous philosophers of the Enlightenment. [68]

Immanuel Kant is one of the most influential philosophers in the history of Western philosophy. [69]

Immanuel Kant was born at Königsberg in East Prussia, 22 April, 1724; died there, 12 February, 1804. [70]

Immanuel Kant was born in Koenigsberg, East Prussia, in 1724; he lived in the same city until his death, in 1804. [71]

Immanuel Kant was born into a working class family in the Prussian port of Konigsberg (now Kaliningrad). [72]

Immanuel Kant was born on 22 April 1724 in Königsberg, the capital of East Prussia. [73]

Immanuel Kant was born on April 22, 1724 at Königsberg in East Prussia and lived his whole life there. [74]

Immanuel Kant was such a philosopher. [75]

Immanuel Kant was the paradigmatic philosopher of the European Enlightenment. [76]


ISAAC NEWTON

Isaac Newton was born in the manor house of Woolsthorpe, near Grantham in Lincolnshire. [77]


JUNG

Jung is a deeper thinker, and I think not reductive like Freud and Adler tended to be. He makes no claim to dogmatism or absolutes. [78]

Jung is a financial investment advisor with over 25 years of experience and has been admitted to the Registry of Financial Planning Practitioners. [79]

Jung was a great psychologist and psychiatrist that changed the ways of psychology today. [80]

Jung was a master at creating obscure, scientific-sounding concepts, usually adapted from occultic literature. [81]


KANT

Kant is a giant of Western philosophy. [www.amazon.com/Kants-Critical-Philosophy-Doctrine-Faculties/dp/0816614369]

Kant is the primary proponent in history of what is called deontological ethics. [www.iep.utm.edu/k/kantmeta.htm]

KANT is a software package for mathematicians interested in algebraic number theory. [www.math.tu-berlin.de/~kant/kash.html]

KARL MARX

Karl Marx was Germany's most influential economical philosopher. [82]

Karl Marx was a philosopher, economist, and revolutionary leader. [83]


LEIBNIZ

Leibniz was a first-class mathematician and scientist. [84]

Leibniz was also an excellent philosopher whose metaphysical system is peculiarly interesting in that it can be interpreted as a system of logical doctrines. [85]

Leibniz was born in Leipzig and educated at the universities of Leipzig, Jena, and Altdorf. [86]

Leibniz was dissatisfied with the "new philosophy" since Descartes and with the concepts of absolute space, time and matter of Newtonian mechanics. [87]

Leibniz was not alone in such an appraisal of Boyle's efforts. [88]


MOZART

Mozart is the most beautiful, Rossini the most brilliant, but Bach is the most comprehensive: he has said all there is to say. [89]

Mozart was First, Beethoven was New and Improved. Beethoven is Man, Mozart is Child. [90]

Mozart was able to get on a train, a few hours later get off with a whole opera composed in his head. [91]

Mozart was happy, cheerful, and not very responsible with money. [92]

Mozart was very impressed with the young teen's talent. He told people to keep and eye on this young man. [93]


NIETZSCHE


Nietzsche was strongly influenced by Arthur Schopenhauer and his concept of "the Will to live". [94]

Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal. [95]

Nietzsche was vehemently opposed to Christianity, and by extension, to Plato's most basic of ideas. [96]

Nietzsche: The Great Philosophers; Schacht, Richard <trans/ed. [97]


PLATO

Plato is the first philosopher to theorize about archetypes. [98]

Plato was Aristotle’s teacher for his early years. [99]

Plato was born in Athens, into a moderately well-to-do aristocratic family. [100]

Plato was born in Athens. [101]

Plato was fond of mathematics because of its idealized abstractions and its separation from the merely material. [102]

Plato was not in Athens, but rather he was on his first visit to Syracuse. [103]

Plato was not satisfied that we can know anything about the objects that we experience because these objects are in constant change. [104]

SCHELLING

Schelling was a philosopher beloved by us, and this remained so throughout the XIX Century. [105]

Schelling was a professor of philosophy at the University of Jena and had published five books. [106]

Schelling was forced to leave Jena in 1803, after falling in love with the wife of a well-known scholar. [107]

Schelling was given the task of stopping the spread of the radical Hegelian contagion. [108]

SCHILLER

Schiller was on his way to the theater, whither Goethe was too ill to accompany him. [109]

Schiller was the first to recover, and, visiting Goethe in his sick room, fell on his neck and kissed him with intense emotion. [110]

SCHOPENHAUER

Schopenhauer was also one of the first philosophers since the days of Greek philosophy to address the subject of male homosexuality. [111]

Schopenhauer was convinced to have good reason to mistrust the writings of Hegel. [112]

Schopenhauer was perhaps even more influential in his treatment of man's mind than he was in the realm of philosophy. [113]


SIGMUND FREUD

Sigmund Freud is a seminal figure in the history of human thought. [114]

Sigmund Freud is a significant contributor in the history of ideas. [115]

Sigmund Freud was a Viennese physician and the founder of Psychoanalysis. [116]

Sigmund Freud was also both a blood uncle and an uncle-in-law to public relations and propaganda wizard Edward Bernays. [117]

Sigmund Freud was also interested in the subconcious mind, in particular the dream state. [118]

Sigmund Freud was born May 6, 1856, in a small town -- Freiberg -- in Moravia. [119]

Sigmund Freud was born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1856. [120]

Sigmund Freud was born in what is now Czechoslovakia. [121]

Sigmund Freud was born of Jewish parentage in Freiburg, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (now the Czech Republic), the first of seven children. [122]

Sigmund Freud was born on May 6, 1856 at Freiberg, Moravia, now Pribor in the Czech Republic. [123]

Sigmund Freud was born on May 6, 1856 in a small town named Freiberg, Morovia. [124]

Sigmund Freud was in the midst of creating, what would become, the field of psychology and thus, psychoanalysis. [125]


SOCRATES

Socrates was the teacher of Plato, who was the teacher o Aristotle, who was the teacher of Alexander the Great. [126]



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