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18 Topic Pages Found in Philosophy and starting with the letter R
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Radhakrishnan, Sarvepalli (1888 - 1975)

Born near Chennai in South India, Hindu philosopher Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan achieved distinction in several fields. He studied and eventually taught

Ramsey, Frank Plumpton (1903 - 1930)

British philosopher and mathematician, best known for his work on the foundations of mathematics, but also made remarkable contributions to

Ramsey, Ian (Thomas) (1915 - 1972)

British philosopher and theologian, and bishop of Durham in the Church of England from 1966 until his death. Educated at Cambridge and Oxford, he

Open Rand, Ayn (1905 - 1982)
Rand, Ayn (1905 - 1982)

Ayn Rand's (1905–82) philosophy of rational selfishness, limited government, individualism, and moral capitalism, expressed in her bestselling novels

Open Rationalism

[Lat.,=belonging to reason], in philosophy, a theory that holds that reason alone, unaided by experience, can arrive at basic truth regarding the

Rawls, John, 1921-2002

Rawls is the most important political philosopher of the twentieth century. He spent virtually his entire career at Havard, and published a series of

Reichenbach, Hans (1891 - 1953)

Known chiefly as a philosopher of science, he was one of the two principal founders of logical EMPIRICISM ( See logical positivism ). Unlike CARNAP,


Belief that after death the human soul or the spirit of a plant or animal may live again in another human or animal. It is part of the teachings of

Open Renan, Ernest (1823-1892)
Renan, Ernest (1823-1892)

Ernest Renan was one of the most widely read French authors of the nineteenth century, which is remarkable given that he was committed to the life of

Ricœur, Paul

French philosopher whose influence on both sides of the Atlantic has been achieved under the aegis of university appointments at Strasbourg, the