Classic Philosophers


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While many of the philosophers listed below are not in the classical realistic tradition, an understanding of their philosophical views is important because of their influence within the history of Western philosophy.

 

ANCIENT PHILOSOPHERS

MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHERS

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The System of Thomas Aquinas
One of the leaders of the neo-Thomistic revival, Maurice de Wulf, gives a concise exposition of the central doctrines of the philosophical system formulated by Thomas Aquinas.

The Philosophers of the Renaissance: Transition to Modern Philosophy

MODERN PHILOSOPHERS

RECENT PHILOSOPHERS

OVERVIEW OF PHILOSOPHERS