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32 Topic Pages Found in Philosophy and starting with the letter P
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Open Pacifism

advocacy of opposition to war through individual or collective action against militarism. Although complete, enduring peace is the goal of all


general term for the modern movement for political unification among the Arab nations of the Middle East. Since the Ottoman Turks rose to power in the


( păn'thēĭzəm ) [Gr. pan=all, theos=God], name used to denote any system of belief or speculation that includes the teaching "God is all, and all is

Pareto, Vilfredo (1848 - 1923)

Italian economist and political philosopher who began his career as a liberal but ended it as an early fascist. His two important books on economics

Open Parmenides (5th century BC)
Parmenides (5th century BC)

Translated by Jeannine Routier Pucci and Elizabeth Trapnell Rawlings Greek philosopher from Elea, in Italy (fl. early 5th cent. bce ). He wrote only a

Open Pascal, Blaise (1623 - 1662)
Pascal, Blaise (1623 - 1662)

Place : France Subject : biography, maths and statistics French mathematician, physicist, and religious recluse who was not only a scientist anxious

Patkar, Medha (1954 - )

MEDHA PATKAR IS one of the world’s foremost anti-dam activists and a leading Indian environmentalist. She is the founder of Narmada Bachao Andolan

Peirce, Charles S. (Charles Sanders), 1839-1914

Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) was one of the foundational theorists of pragmatism and semiotics. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son


( pəlā'jənĭzəm ), Christian heretical sect that rose in the 5th cent. challenging St. Augustine's conceptions of grace and predestination . The

Open Penn, William, 1644 - 1718
Penn, William, 1644 - 1718

1644–1718, English Quaker, founder of Pennsylvania , b. London, England; son of Sir William Penn . He was expelled (1662) from Oxford for his