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7 Topic Pages Found in Philosophy and starting with the letter V
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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


( 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, 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

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