Tag: philosopher

Mendiant avec des huîtres, Le Philosophe (1865-1867)

Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Mendiant avec des huîtres, Le Philosophe (Beggar with Oysters, Philosopher) 1865–1867 Oil on canvas, 188 × 111 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Compare: Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Mendiant en manteau, Le Philosophe 1865–1867 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago  …

Mendiant en manteau, Le Philosophe (1865-1867)

Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Mendiant en manteau, Le Philosophe (Beggar with a Duffle Coat, Philosopher) 1865–1867 Oil on canvas, 187.7 × 109.9 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Compare: Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Mendiant avec des huîtres, Le Philosophe 1865–1867 Art Institute of…

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…