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Mach, Ernst (1838 - 1916)

Place : Austria Subject : biography, physics Austrian physicist whose name was given to the Mach number, the velocity of a body in a medium relative

Open Machiavelli, Niccolò (1469 - 1527)
Machiavelli, Niccolò (1469 - 1527)

Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) was an Italian historian, statesman, and political philosopher. His political theory, as presented in his works The

Open Macquarrie, John (1919 - 2007)
Macquarrie, John (1919 - 2007)

One of the leading theologians of the 20th century, John Macquarrie developed a Christian existentialist theology that integrated the principles of

Mandeville, Bernard (1670 - 1733)

Born in the environs of Rotterdam in 1670, Bernard Mandeville obtained a medical degree from the University of Leiden in 1691. After settling in

Marcel, Gabriel (1889 - 1973)

His mother having died when he was only four, Marcel was raised by a father who had abandoned his Catholicism to become an agnostic along the lines of

Open Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180
Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus was a Roman emperor who ruled between March 7, 161 and March 17, 180 CE . He succeeded his adoptive father

Marcuse, Herbert (1898 - 1979)

Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979), a German philosopher and social theorist, was one of the leading figures in Marxist intellectual circles in the twentieth

Maritain, Jacques (1882 - 1973)

Maritain’s mother, a lapsed Catholic (like the libertine husband she eventually divorced), had Jacques baptized a Lutheran, but brought him up in a


Perhaps no other modern idea has spread as quickly and as widely as the sociopolitical ideas of the 19th-century thinker Karl Marx (1818-1883). Any


A distinct variant of Marxism formulated by Lenin who, prior to the Bolshevik Revolution, argued for direct rule by the proletariat, defined as