CHARLES DARWIN

CHARLES DARWIN (A.D. 1809 – 1882) -The Life and Works of Darwin

CHARLES DARWIN (A.D. 1809 – 1882) -The Life and Works of Darwin -A History of Western Philosophy, Volume 2_ Modern and Postmodern_ From Descartes to Derrida Charles Robert Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, England, the son of a physician in 1809. He attended the universities of Edinburgh and Cambridge. Near the end of his undergraduate […]

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AUGUSTE COMTE

AUGUSTE COMTE (A.D. 1798 – 1857) -The Life and Works of Comte

AUGUSTE COMTE (A.D. 1798 – 1857) -The Life and Works of Comte -A History of Western Philosophy, Volume 2_ Modern and Postmodern_ From Descartes to Derrida Auguste Comte was born at Montpellier in 1798. He came from a French rationalist Catholic family. He studied science and was secretary of Saint-Simone at Ecole Polytechnique. He said […]

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Jean-Paul Sartre

The life and Works of Jean-Paul Sartre -A History of Western Philosophy

The life and Works of Jean-Paul Sartre -A History of Western Philosophy, Volume 2_ Modern and Postmodern_ From Descartes to Derrida Jean-Paul Sartre was born in 1905 in Paris. He was the only child of Jean-Baptiste Sartre, who was an officer in the French navy, and Anne-Marie Schweitzer, who was a first cousin to Albert […]

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bultmann

The Life and Works of Bultmann -A History of Western Philosophy

The Life and Works of Bultmann -A History of Western Philosophy, Volume 2_ Modern and Postmodern_ From Descartes to Derrida Rudolf Bultmann was born in Wiefelsted, Oldenburg, Germany. He studied at Marburg, Tubingen, and Berlin. He first taught at Marburg and later became professor of New Testament studies at Marburg in 1921. He remained there […]

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Paul Tillich

The Life and Works of Tillich -A History of Western Philosophy

The Life and Works of Tillich -A History of Western Philosophy, Volume 2_ Modern and Postmodern_ From Descartes to Derrida Paul Tillich, German-American theologian, provides a theological expression of Heidegger’s thought. He was born in Prussia (then part of Germany) in 1886 into a Lutheran pastor’s family. He attended the University of Berlin, the University […]

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husserl

Life and works of Husserl -A History of Western Philosophy

Life and works of Husserl -A History of Western Philosophy, Volume 2_ Modern and Postmodern_ From Descartes to Derrida Edmund Husserl was a German Jew who became Lutheran. He was trained at Leipzig, Berlin, and at Vienna where he received his Ph.D. in mathematics (1881). He attended lectures of Franz Brentano in Vienna (1884—86) and became […]

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Emil Brunner

The Life and Works of Brunner -A History of Western Philosophy

The Life and Works of Brunner -A History of Western Philosophy, Volume 2_ Modern and Postmodern_ From Descartes to Derrida Emil Brunner was born in Winterthur, near Zurich, Switzerland. He studied at the universities of Zurich and Berlin. He received his doctorate in theology from Zurich in 1913, with a dissertation on The Symbolic Element in […]

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