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Karl Marx

Your philosopher is Karl Heinrich Marx (May 5, 1818 – March 14, 1883), an influential German philosopher, political economist, and revolutionary organizer of the International Workingmen's Association. Although Marx addressed a wide range of issues, he is most famous for his analysis of history in terms of class struggle, summed up in the famous line from the introduction to the Communist Manifesto: "The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggle". This does not mean that you are a communist. What it means is that you see not only the needs of the individual but also the society as a whole. You value material prosperity and the historical advancement of society toward greater and greater wealth, but at the same time you are concerned the the wealth of the whole benefits only a few. "We're all in this together," you might say, feeling a sense of destiny.

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Edmund Husserl

Your philosopher is Edmund Gustav Albrecht Husserl, (April 8, 1859 - April 26, 1938), philosopher, was born into a Jewish family in Prostějov (Prossnitz), Moravia, Czech Republic (then part of th... Read more

Søren Kierkegaard

Your philosopher is Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (May 5, 1813 - November 11, 1855), a 19th century Danish philosopher who is generally recognized as the first existentialist philosopher. Much of his work ... Read more


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David Hume

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Immanuel Kant

Your philosopher is Immanuel Kant (April 22, 1724 – February 12, 1804), a German philosopher from Prussia, generally regarded as one of Europe's most influential thinkers and the last major philosoph... Read more

Jean-Paul Sartre

Your philosopher is Jean-Paul Sartre (June 21, 1905–April 15, 1980), a French existentialist philosopher, dramatist, novelist and critic. The conflict between oppressive, spiritually destructive conf... Read more

René Descartes

Your philosopher is René Descartes (March 31, 1596 – February 11, 1650), also known as Cartesius, who worked as a philosopher and mathematician. He is equally notable for both his groundbreaking wor... Read more


Your philosopher is Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (August 27, 1770 - November 14, 1831), a German philosopher born in Stuttgart, Württemberg, in present-day southwest Germany. Hegel's thought repre... Read more

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Your philosopher is William James (January 11, 1842 - August 26, 1910), born in New York, philosopher, psychologist and one of the founders of the philosopher movement known as American pragmatism. L... Read more

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John Locke

Your philosopher is John Locke (August 29, 1632–October 28, 1704), a 17th century philosopher concerned primarily with society and epistemology. An Englishman, Locke's notions of a "government with t... Read more

Baruch Spinoza

Your philosopher is Benedictus de Spinoza (November 24, 1632 - February 21, 1677), named Baruch Spinoza by his synagogue elders. Along with René Descartes and Gottfried Leibniz, he was one of the gre... Read more

Thomas Aquinas

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Your philosopher is Ludwig Wittgenstein (April 26, 1889 – April 29, 1951), an Austrian philosopher who contributed several groundbreaking works to modern philosophy, primarily on the foundations of l... Read more

Bertrand Russell

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