Tag: philosopher

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) • De consulatu suo (Latin) • De inventione (Latin) • De legibus (Latin) • De optimo genere oratorum (Latin) • De oratore (Latin) •…

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)…

Saint Augustine of Hippo

(354–430) Works: • Confessiones (Latin) · The Confessions (English) • Soliloquies (English) • The City of God, Volume I (English) • The City of God, Volume II (English) • Writings in Connection with the Donatist Controversy (English)   Saint Augustine in Art: Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Incoronazione…