Major Western Philosophers

Pre-Socratic

624 BC - 546 BC
Approx. 570 BC - Approx. 475 BC
570 BC - 490 BC
535 BC - 475 BC
515 BC - 450 BC
490 BC - 420 BC
490 BC - 430 BC
487 BC - 376 BC
460 BC - 370 BC

Socratic

470 BC - 399 BC
428 BC - 348 BC
412 BC - 323 BC
384 BCE - 322 BCE

Hellenistic

360 BC - 270 BC
341 BC - 270 BC
334 BC - 262 BC
20 BC - 50 AD
205 AD - 270 AD

Roman

106 BC - 43 BC
99 BC - 55 BC
55 ad - 135 ad
121 AD - 180 AD
354 - 430
480 - 524

Medieval

980 - 1037
1033 - 1109
1135 - 1204
1206 - 1280
1214 - 1294
1225 - 1274

Renaissance

1466 - 1536
1469 - 1527
1478 - 1535
1548 - 1600
1561 - 1626

Modern - Age of Reason

1588 - 1679
1596 - 1650
1623 - 1662
1632 - 1677
29 August 1632 - 28 October 1704
1638 - 1715
1646 - 1716

Modern - Age of Enlightenment

1685 - 1753
1694 - 1778
1711 - 1776
1712 - 1778
1723 - 1790
1724 - 1804
1729 - 1797

Modern

1749 - 1832
1770 - 1831
1775 - 1854
1788 - 1860
1798 - 1857
1806 - 1873
1816 - 1855
1818 - 1883
1839 - 1914
1844 - 1900
1859 - 1938
1872 - 1970
1873 - 1958
1889 - 1951
1889 - 1976
1905 - 1980
1922 - 2010
1926 - 1984