View Poll Results: Favorite philosopher?
socrates 5 5.56%
plato 7 7.78%
aristotle 5 5.56%
nietzsche 10 11.11%
kierkegaard 5 5.56%
kant 4 4.44%
hume 5 5.56%
aquinas 1 1.11%
mill 1 1.11%
smith 1 1.11%
locke 0 0%
berkeley 0 0%
liebniz 6 6.67%
spinoza 5 5.56%
russel 6 6.67%
wittingstein 9 10.00%
other 20 22.22%
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Who is your favorite philosopher?

by jduster
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MarcoD is offline
Jan5-12, 12:42 PM
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I assume you don't have kids?
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Jan5-12, 06:40 PM
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Lao Tzu and Alan Watts
ryan.j is offline
Jan6-12, 07:50 PM
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No Rand or Camus?!

Nothing shy of an affront.
920118 is offline
Feb19-12, 02:48 PM
P: 31
Quote Quote by ryan.j View Post
No Rand or Camus?!

Nothing shy of an affront.
Including Rand or Camus in this poll would be like including the pope in a poll on everyones favourite scientists...

My favourite is other.
moogull is offline
Feb21-12, 01:02 AM
P: 82
Where's Descartes!
eggshell is offline
Mar8-12, 04:08 PM
P: 6
hume is a badass, also a big fan of epicurus. if you've read hume's "enquiry concerning human understanding" then i highly recommend reading carl jung; you really only have to read the first chapter to understand the relationship between the two.

not surprised to see the rationalist school of thought held in such high esteem on this forum though, i can't help but laugh.
sigurdW is offline
Mar21-12, 07:57 AM
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Quote Quote by fashizzle View Post
my two favorites are

zeno of elea

what do you guys think about these two?
A good choice!
sigurdW is offline
Mar21-12, 08:01 AM
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Quote Quote by moogull View Post
Where's Descartes!
Good Question!
Mar22-12, 01:56 AM
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socrates is my favourite philosopher.
Apr2-12, 06:10 PM
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Diogenes the Cynic... Not for his contributions to philosophy, but because he was visibly indifferent to wealth, and evidently carried around a lamp during the day time. Just imagine having a beer (or five) with the guy while showing him a CGI-heavy documentary on dinosaurs! ... He'd be hilarious, in my mind.

Favourite philosopher with regards to his philosophical contributions? .. Late Wittgenstein and his private language argument.
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Lao Tzu and Alan Watts
I totally reject Alan Watts for reasons exactly opposite to the ones you give.
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Apr3-12, 04:41 AM
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The Mekon and Lord Snooty and his pals.

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