Tag: philosopher

Sir Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban

(1561–1626) Sir Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban also known as Lord Verulam Works: • Bacon’s Essays, and Wisdom of the Ancients (English) • Filosofiset mietelmät (Finnish) • Novum Organum (English) • Of Gardens (English) • The Advancement of Learning…

Albert Camus

(1913–1960) Works: • Caligula (1938) • L’Étranger (1942) ◊ The Stranger (English) • La Chute (1956) ◊ The Fall (English) • La Peste (1947) ◊ The Plague (English) • Le Malentendu (1943) • Le Mythe de Sysiphe (1942) ◊ The Myth of…

Marcus Tullius Cicero

(106–43 BC) Consul of Rome (63 BC) Governor of Cilicia (51–50 BC) Works: • Brutus (Latin) ◊ Brutus (English) • Cato Maior de Senectute (Latin) ◊ Cato Maior de Senectute (English) ◊ De Amicitia, Scipio’s Dream (English) ◊ Scipion unennäkö…

Thomas More

(1478–1535) Sir Thomas More Saint Thomas More Works: • Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation (English) • Utopia (English) • Utopia (German) Sir Thomas More in Film: A Man for All Seasons 1966 Director: Fred Zinnemann Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller   Born February…

Giacomo Casanova

(1725–1798) Giacomo Girolamo Casanova Jacques, Chevalier de Seingalt Works: • The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt (English) Filmography as Writer: Il Casanova di Federico Fellini 1976 Director: Federico Fellini Starring: Donald Sutherland, Tina Aumont     Casanova in Film: La nuit de…

Jean de La Bruyère

(1645–1696) Works: • Les Caractères (French) ◊ The Characters (English) Quotes: • Jean de La Bruyère: Quotations Born August 16 1645 Paris (France) Died May 11 1696 Versailles (France) Occupation Philosopher Writer

Erasmus of Rotterdam

(1466–1536) Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus Works: • Against War (English) • Colloquies, Volume I (English) • Dialoge or communication of two persons (English) • Education of Children (English) • Encomium artis medicae (Latin) • In Praise of Folly (English) • Merry Dialogue Declaringe the Properties of Shrowde Shrews…

Aristotle

(384 BC–322 BC) Αριστοτέλης Works: • Αθηναίων Πολιτεία (Greek) ◊ The Athenian Constitution (English) • Ηθικά Νικομάχεια, Τόμος Πρώτος (Greek) • Ηθικά Νικομάχεια, Τόμος Δεύτερος (Greek) ◊ The Ethics of Aristotle (English) • Μικρά Φυσικά, Τόμος Πρώτος (Greek) • Μικρά Φυσικά, Τόμος Δεύτερος (Greek) • Περί Ψυχής (Greek)…