History of Philosophy

Main

Thales of Miletus

624 BCE - 545 BCE

Anaximander of Miletus

611 BCE - 546 BCE

Anaximenes of Miletus

585 BCE - 528 BCE

Pythagoras

570 BCE - 495 BCE

The Buddha

560 BCE - 480 BCE

Confucius

551 BCE - 479 BCE

Lao-Tse

550 BCE - 450 BCE

Heraclitus

535 BCE - 475 BCE

Parmenides of Elea

515 BCE - 445 BCE

Anaxagoras

500 BCE - 428 BCE

Empedocles

490 BCE - 430 BCE

Socrates

469 BCE - 399 BCE

Democritus

460 BCE - 370 BCE

Plato

428 BCE - 348 BCE

Chuang-Tse

399 BCE - 295 BCE

Aristotle

384 BCE - 322 BCE

Epicurus

341 BCE - 270 BCE

Founder of Epicureanism

Zeno of Citium

334 BCE - 262 BCE

Founder of Stoic philosophy

Epictetus

55 CE - 135 CE

Marcus Aurelius

121 CE - 181 CE

Bodhidharma

526 CE - 626 CE

St. Anselm

1033 CE - 1109 CE

St. Thomas Aquinas

1225 CE - 1274 CE

William of Ockham

1280 CE - 1349 CE

René Descartes

1596 CE - 1650 CE

Immanuel Kant

1724 CE - 1804 CE

Jeremy Bentham

1748 CE - 1832 CE

J.S. Mill

1806 CE - 1873 CE

Friedrich Nietzsche

1846 CE - 1900 CE

Ludwig Wittgenstein

1889 CE - 1951 CE

Thomas Kuhn

1922 CE - 1996 CE

World Events

Roman Republic

509 BCE - 27 BCE

Pericles

495 BCE - 429 BCE

Battle of Thermopylae

480 BCE

Philip II of Macedon

382 BCE - 336 BCE

Alexander the Great

356 BCE - 323 BCE

Hannibal

247 BCE - 182 BCE

Julius Caesar

100 BCE - 44 BCE

August Caesar

63 BCE - 14 CE

Roman Empire

27 BCE - 476 CE

Muhammad

570 CE - 632 CE

Charlemagne

742 CE - 814 CE

First Crusade

1096 CE - 1099 CE

Second Crusade

1145 CE - 1149 CE

Genghis Khan

1162 CE - 1227 CE

Third Crusade

1189 CE - 1192 CE

Kublai Khan

1215 CE - 1294 CE

Marco Polo

1254 CE - 1324 CE

Christopher Columbus

1451 CE - 1506 CE

Leonardo da Vinci

1452 CE - 1519 CE

William Shakespeare

1562 CE - 1616 CE

George Washington

1732 CE - 1799 CE

Charles Leo Houston

December 23 1988 - Present