For more information on these and other great philosophers, check out the following materials.
Philosophy: 100 Essential Thinkers
by Philip Stokes
Publication Date: 2003
This book invites the reader to explore philosophy through the work of one hundred great thinkers.
A History of Women Philosophers
by Mary E. Waithe (Editor)
Publication Date: 1990
Edited by Mary Ellen Waithe, this volume explores modern women philosophers from 1600-1900. Other books in the series include women philosophers in ancient, Medieval, and contemporary times.
A Companion to the Philosophers
by Robert L. Arrington
Publication Date: 1991
A Companion to the Philosophers surveys the major philosophical thinkers in Western and non-Western traditions. Multicultural in its approach, it provides authoritative coverage of the major Chinese, Indian, Japanese, African, Jewish, and Islamic philosophers, as well as European and American thinkers.
Fifty Major Philosophers
by Diane Collinson; Kathryn Plant
Publication Date: 2006
This text presents readers with a series of clear, well-written entries focusing on fifty of the most influential philosophers from the last two thousand years. Encompassing a wide range of ancient, medieval and modern philosophers, features of the second edition include: new entries on Dewey, Collingwood, Popper, Quine, Merleau-Ponty, Ayer and Rawls, as well as a thorough revision of existing entries, a complete update of the further reading section, an expanded glossary, an updated table of contents, and an index. This book is a vital reference tool for all those wishing to improve their understanding of some of the world's most fascinating intellectuals.