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The History of philosophy is a quite difficult branch to know well. So we give a look on great philosophers and major philosophies.

Thus, here is a list of great philosophers and a link to their philosophy and / or their quotes and / or their works. These are the major philosophers who are still read by philosophy students beacause they brought a major high value to history of philosophy.

The point is that some schools are still alive and some of them are dead since 2 000 years.  We sorted schools by age (Antiquity / Middle Age / Modernity / Contemporary) for a easier understanding.

Philosophers of Antiquity:


Philosophers of the Middle Ages:


Modern Philosophers:


Contemporary philosophers:


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