Find out more about the greatest 21st Century Philosophers, including Noam Chomsky, Deepak Chopra, Amartya Sen, Peter Singer and Judith Butler.
Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky
07 December 1928, American
Linguist
Sam HarrisSam Harris
09 April 1967, American
Philosopher, Author

Amartya SenAmartya Sen
03 November 1933, Indian
Economist & Philosopher

Peter SingerPeter Singer
06 July 1946, Australian
Philosopher

Daniel DennettDaniel Dennett
28 March 1942, American
 

Christina Hoff SommersChristina Hoff Sommers
28 September 1950, American
Author, Philosopher
Alain de BottonAlain de Botton
20 December 1969, Swiss, British
Author

Ken WilberKen Wilber
31 January 1949, American
Writer, Philosopher

Robert M. PirsigRobert M. Pirsig
06 September 1928, American
Writer, Philosopher

Dallas WillardDallas Willard
04 September 1935, American
 
Bob BlackBob Black
04 January 1951, American
American author

Abdolkarim SoroushAbdolkarim Soroush
16 December 1945, Iranian
Thinker and Reformer
Cometan Cometan
01 July 1998, British
Philosopher

Cornel WestCornel West
02 June 1953, American
Theologian, Philosopher, University teacher,

Stefan MolyneuxStefan Molyneux
24 September 1966, Canadian
Philosopher, Writer, Novelist, Podcaster, YouTuber
James RandiJames Randi
07 August 1928, American
Philosopher, Stage magician

Bruno LatourBruno Latour
22 June 1947, French
Philosopher, Anthropologist, Sociologist,
Judith ButlerJudith Butler
24 February 1956, American
Philosopher, Writer, University teacher,

Jürgen HabermasJürgen Habermas
18 June 1929, German
Sociologist, Philosopher, University teacher

EpictetusEpictetus
0050 AD, Greek, Turkish
Philosopher
Roger PenroseRoger Penrose
08 August 1931, British
Mathematician, Physicist, Writer, Philosopher,

Roger ScrutonRoger Scruton
17 February 1944, British
philosopher, political scientist, writer,
William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
23 August 1949, American
Philosopher, Theologian, University teacher,

Martha NussbaumMartha Nussbaum
06 May 1947, American
Philosopher, Writer, University teacher

René GirardRené Girard
25 December 1923, French
Philosopher, Anthropologist, Sociologist,

Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva
05 November 1952, Indian
Philosopher, Physicist, Writer, University teacher
Nick BostromNick Bostrom
10 March 1973, Swedish
Philosopher, University teacher, Computer
John SearleJohn Searle
31 July 1932, American
Philosopher, University teacher

Douglas HofstadterDouglas Hofstadter
15 February 1945, American
Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Computer

R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
13 February 1939, American
Theologian, Philosopher, Non-fiction writer,

Mohammad KhatamiMohammad Khatami
29 September 1943, Iranian
Philosopher, Politician, Librarian, Writer
Thomas NagelThomas Nagel
04 July 1937, American
Philosopher, University teacher, Writer

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Gayatri Chakravorty SpivakGayatri Chakravorty Spivak
24 February 1942, Indian
Writer, Philosopher, University teacher,

Michel SerresMichel Serres
01 September 1930, French
Philosopher, Writer

Giorgio AgambenGiorgio Agamben
22 April 1942, Italian
Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Poet

Hilary PutnamHilary Putnam
31 July 1926, American
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher,
Kwame Anthony AppiahKwame Anthony Appiah
08 May 1954, American
Philosopher, Professor

Alasdair MacIntyreAlasdair MacIntyre
12 January 1929, British, American
Philosopher, Professor
Hans-Hermann HoppeHans-Hermann Hoppe
02 September 1949, German
Economist, Philosopher, Academic, University

Julia KristevaJulia Kristeva
24 June 1941, Bulgarian, French
Philosopher, Writer, Feminist

Tariq RamadanTariq Ramadan
26 August 1962, Swiss
Writer, Faculty, University teacher
Saul KripkeSaul Kripke
13 November 1940, American
Philosopher, University teacher, Writer, Physician

Alain BadiouAlain Badiou
17 January 1937, French
Philosopher, Novelist, Playwright, Editor,
Michael J. SandelMichael J. Sandel
05 March 1953, American
Professor, Political philosopher, Educationist,

Peter SloterdijkPeter Sloterdijk
26 June 1947, German
Philosopher, Television presenter, Writer,

Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
15 November 1932, American
Theologian, Philosopher, University teacher

David ChalmersDavid Chalmers
20 April 1966, Australian
Philosopher, University teacher

Michael HallidayMichael Halliday
13 April 1925, Australian, British
Linguist, Philosopher, Educationist, University
Jean VanierJean Vanier
10 September 1928, Canadian
Philosopher, Philanthropist

Muhammad Tahir-ul-QadriMuhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
19 February 1951, Pakistani
Linguist, Politician, Translator, Writer

Carol GilliganCarol Gilligan
28 November 1936, American
Psychologist, Philosopher, Non-fiction writer,

Jakob AmmannJakob Ammann
12 February 1644, Swiss
Tailor
Michael IgnatieffMichael Ignatieff
12 May 1947, Canadian
Journalist, Historian, Politician, Novelist,

A. C. GraylingA. C. Grayling
03 April 1949, British
Philosopher, University teacher
Derek ParfitDerek Parfit
11 December 1942, British
Philosopher

Antonio NegriAntonio Negri
01 August 1933, Italian
Philosopher, Politician, Professor, Economist

Richard CarrierRichard Carrier
01 December 1969, American
Historian, Philosopher
Ahmed el-TayebAhmed el-Tayeb
06 January 1946, Egyptian
Philosopher, Theologian, University teacher,

John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
16 June 1931, American
Priest, Theologian, Philosopher, Writer
Alain de BenoistAlain de Benoist
11 December 1943, French
Journalist, Philosopher

Luce IrigarayLuce Irigaray
03 May 1930, Belgian, French
Philosopher, Linguist, University teacher,

Hossein NasrHossein Nasr
07 April 1933
Philosopher, University teacher
Bernard StieglerBernard Stiegler
01 April 1952, French
Philosopher

Michel OnfrayMichel Onfray
01 January 1959, French
Philosopher, Writer, Historian, Essayist, Audio
Riaz Ahmed Gohar ShahiRiaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi
25 November 1941, Pakistani
Writer, Poet

Michael WalzerMichael Walzer
03 March 1935, American
Philosopher, Political scientist, University

George SteinerGeorge Steiner
23 April 1929, French, American
Philosopher, Novelist, Writer, University teacher,

Hubert DreyfusHubert Dreyfus
15 October 1929, American
Philosopher, University teacher
Patricia ChurchlandPatricia Churchland
16 July 1943, Canadian
Philosopher, University teacher
Peter KreeftPeter Kreeft
1937 AD, American
theologian, philosopher, writer

Roberto Mangabeira UngerRoberto Mangabeira Unger
24 March 1947, Brazilian
Lawyer, Philosopher, University teacher, Economist

Norman GeislerNorman Geisler
21 July 1932, American
 

Grace Lee BoggsGrace Lee Boggs
27 June 1915, American
Writer, Civil rights advocate, Non-fiction writer
Charlotte LawsCharlotte Laws
11 May 1960, American
Politician

Raymond SmullyanRaymond Smullyan
25 May 1919, American
Mathematician, Pianist, Philosopher, University

Judith Jarvis ThomsonJudith Jarvis Thomson
04 October 1929, American
Philosopher, University teacher

Richard SwinburneRichard Swinburne
26 December 1934, British
Philosopher, Writer, University teacher

Patricia Hill CollinsPatricia Hill Collins
01 May 1948, American
Philosopher, Sociologist, University teacher,
Ian HackingIan Hacking
18 February 1936, Canadian
Philosopher, Professor

Jerry FodorJerry Fodor
1935 AD, American
philosopher, scientist, university teacher
Stanley HauerwasStanley Hauerwas
24 July 1940, American
Ethicist, Philosopher, Theologian

Huston SmithHuston Smith
31 May 1919
Philosopher

Jostein GaarderJostein Gaarder
08 August 1952, Norwegian
Writer, Teacher, Novelist, Philosopher, Children's
Quentin SkinnerQuentin Skinner
26 November 1940, British
Philosopher, Historian, University teacher

Hayden WhiteHayden White
12 July 1928, American
Philosopher, Historian, Writer, University teacher
Paul VirilioPaul Virilio
04 January 1932, French
Philosopher, Writer, Architect, Urban planner,

Massimo PigliucciMassimo Pigliucci
16 January 1964, American
Biologist, Philosopher, Geneticist, Writer,

Leonard PeikoffLeonard Peikoff
15 October 1933, American
Philosopher, Writer, Teacher, Radio personality

Nel NoddingsNel Noddings
19 January 1929, American
Philosopher, University teacher
Tzvetan TodorovTzvetan Todorov
01 March 1939, Bulgarian, French
Non-fiction writer, Historian, Semiologist,

Will KymlickaWill Kymlicka
1962 AD, Canadian
philosopher, university teacher
Joseph RazJoseph Raz
21 March 1939, Israeli
Philosopher, University teacher

Mary MidgleyMary Midgley
13 September 1919, British
Philosopher, Author, University teacher, Writer
Molefi Kete AsanteMolefi Kete Asante
14 August 1942, American
Writer, Philosopher, University teacher

Tom ReganTom Regan
28 November 1938, American
Philosopher, University teacher
Edgar MorinEdgar Morin
08 July 1921, French
Politician, Philosopher, Sociologist, Director of