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33 Topic Pages Found in Philosophy and starting with the letter B
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Open Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871
Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871

Place: United Kingdom, England Subject : biography, computing, maths and statistics English mathematician, one of the greatest pioneers of mechanical

Bachelard, Gaston, 1884-1962

( gästôN' bäshlär' ), 1884–1962, French philosopher. He held degrees in physics, mathematics, and philosophy and taught at Dijon (1930–40) and the

Open Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626

Francis Bacon, Viscount St. Albans, politician, author, and natural historian, was truly a Renaissance man. He was involved in public life, he

Bain, Alexander, 1818-1903

1818–1903, Scottish philosopher and psychologist. He was educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen, where he later taught for three years. He taught one

Bakhtin, M. M. (Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich), 1895-1975

Mikhail Mikhailovitch Bakhtin (1895-1975), the Russian literary critic, semiotician, and philosopher, is widely recognized as one of the central

Open Baldwin, James Mark, 1861-1934
Baldwin, James Mark, 1861-1934

Born : 1861, Columbia, South Carolina, USA Died : 1934, Paris, France Nat : American Ints : Developmental psychology, educational psychology, history,

Barthes, Roland

Roland Barthes was born in Cherbourg, northern France, but after his father's death in the First World War, his mother relocated to Bayonne. In 1924,

Baudrillard, Jean, 1929-2007

Jean Baudrillard (1929-2007) was a leading French social theorist, combining Marxism and poststructuralism to produce a trenchant and influential

Open Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986
Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986

French socialist, feminist, and writer. She played a large role in French intellectual life from the 1940s to the 1980s. Her book Le Deuxième Sexe/The

Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940

Walter Benjamin's contribution to the discipline of anthropology is perhaps, given the content and scope of this volume, comparatively large. This is