Famous Algerian Philosophers

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St. Augustine
(Theologian, Philosopher and One of the Most Important Church Fathers of the Latin Church in the Patristic Period.)
St. Augustine
Birthdate: November 13, 0354
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Thagaste
Died: August 28, 0430

Saint Augustine was a philosopher, theologian, and the bishop of Hippo Regius in Roman North Africa. His writings are often credited with influencing the growth of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. He is also regarded as one of the Latin Church's most important Church Fathers in the Patristic Period. Among his many important works are Confessions and On Christian Doctrine.

Jacques Rancière
Jacques Rancière
Birthdate: June 10, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Algiers, Algeria
Ahmad al-Buni
Ahmad al-Buni
Birthplace: Annaba, Algeria
Died: 1225 AD
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Martianus Capella
(Latin Prose Writer, Jurist, and Polymath)
Martianus Capella
Birthdate: 0360 AD
Birthplace: Carthage, Tunisia
Died: 0428 AD

Martianus Capella was a Latin prose writer, jurist, and polymath. A native of Madaura, Capella is credited with developing the system of liberal arts education that structured early medieval education. Martianus Capella is also credited with writing an encyclopedic work titled On the Marriage of Philology and Mercury.