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The Taliban (Persian “Madrasa Students” or “Seekers of Knowledge”) is a fundamentalist Islamist movement that ruled Afghanistan from September 1996,


( tŭn'trə ), in both Hinduism and Buddhism, esoteric tradition of ritual and yoga known for elaborate use of mantra , or symbolic speech, and mandala

Open Taoism

Chinese philosophical system, traditionally founded by the Chinese philosopher Lao Zi in the 6th century BC . He is also attributed authorship of the

Tarski, Alfred (1902 - 1983)

Mathematician, logician, and philosopher of logic, born in Warsaw, Poland and educated there in mathematics. He studied logic with L eśniewski , Jan

Taylor, Harriet (1807 - 1858)

English feminist philosopher, essayist, and political theorist. Writing in the 1850s, she was one of the first essayists in England to press for

Open Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre (1881 - 1955)
Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre (1881 - 1955)

A Jesuit the whole of his adult life, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was born in Sarcenat in the Auvergne region of France in 1881 and died in New York on


( thēŏl'əjē ), in Christianity, the systematic study of the nature of God and God's relationship with humanity and with the world. Although other


( thēŏs'əfē ) [Gr.,=divine wisdom], philosophical system having affinities with mysticism and claiming insight into the nature of God and the world

Open Thoreau, Henry David (1817 - 1862)
Thoreau, Henry David (1817 - 1862)

It is one of the most famous relationships in American literary and cultural history: Ralph Waldo Emerson, mentor to Henry David Thoreau, protégé. The

Tillich, Paul (1886 - 1965)

( tĭl'ĭk ), 1886–1965, American philosopher and theologian, b. Germany, educated at the universities of Berlin, Tübingen, Halle, and Breslau. In 1912