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7 Topic Pages Found in Philosophy and starting with the letter V
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Open Valéry, Paul (1871 - 1945)
Valéry, Paul (1871 - 1945)

( pōl välārē' ), 1871–1945, French poet and critic. A follower of the symbolists , Valéry was one of the greatest French poets of the 20th cent. He

Open Vedanta
Vedanta

( vĭdän'tӘ, –dăn'– ), one of the six classical systems of Indian philosophy. The term “Vedanta” has the literal meaning “the end of the Veda” and

Open Vegetarianism
Vegetarianism

VEGETARIANISM, IN ITS broadest definition, is a dietary pattern where meat, fish, and poultry are excluded. Frequently, vegetarians will exclude

Open Vico, Giambattista, 1668-1744
Vico, Giambattista, 1668-1744

Italian philosopher, historian and rhetorician. Born and educated in Naples, Vico graduated in law in 1694 and was Professor of Rhetoric at the

Vlastos, Gregory

American, b: 27 July 1907, Istanbul (Greek/ Scottish parentage; emigrated to America, 1925). d: 12 October 1991, Berkeley, California. Cat: Historian

Voegelin, Eric, 1901-1985

One of the most creative and prolific political philosophers of recent times, Eric Voegelin (1901–85) was born in Cologne on January 3 and grew up in

Open Voltaire, 1694-1778
Voltaire, 1694-1778

French writer. He is the embodiment of the 18th-century Enlightenment . He wrote histories, books of political analysis and philosophy, essays on