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The 111th birthday of French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre

It’s three digits of a kind for today’s birthday honoree. On what would have been the 111th birthday of French…

Marquis de Sade Celebrates his birthday Today.

Today we are taking a look back on the life of French philosopher Marquis de Sade on what would be…

Happy Belated Birthday to John Stuart Mill!

Over two centuries have passed since the birth of one of the most influential contributors to the world of politics…

Oscar Wilde Meets André Gide

“I have put all my genius into my life; I have put only my talent into my art.”                        …

RE: At the Existentialist Café to New York Times

To the Editor: Edward Mendelson’s review of “At the Existentialist Café” (April 17) allows me to express my great pleasure at the…

A look back on the life of accomplished author, Bertrand Russell

On this day in 1872, noted British philosopher, activist, mathematician and Nobel laureate Bertrand Russell was born. Here at Philosophical…

We are celebrating the 158th birthday of theoretical physicist and Nobel Prize winner Max Planck

Here at Philosophical Library, we are celebrating the 158th birthday of theoretical physicist and Nobel Prize winner Max Planck. Arriving…

Wishing Immanuel Kant a Happy 292nd Birthday

It has been almost three centuries since his birth, and today Philosophical Library is celebrating the 292nd birthday of philosopher…

Celebrating René Descartes on his 420th Birthday!

Today, Philosophical Library would like to take a moment to celebrate the father of modern western philosophy René Descartes on his 420th…

Happy Birthday Albert Einstein!

Philosophical Library would like to wish a happy birthday to world-renowned theoretical physicist Albert Einstein! He was born on March…

René Leibowitz is 103 Today!

Philosophical Library would like to wish a happy 103rd birthday to René Leibowitz. Born on February 17, 1913 in Warsaw,…

Philosophical Library would like to wish a happy 155th to Alfred North Whitehead

Today, Philosophical Library would like to wish a happy 155th birthday to noted philosopher and mathematician Alfred North Whitehead. Born…

Charles Darwin is celebrating his 207th birthday today!

Today, Philosophical Library celebrates and would like to wish a happy 207th birthday to Charles Darwin. Born in England on…

Russian poet and writer Boris Pasternak, Happy Birthday!

Philosophical Library would like to wish a happy 126th birthday to Russian poet and writer Boris Pasternak. Born in Moscow,…

Happy 138th birthday to philosopher Martin Buber

Today, Philosophical Library would like to wish a happy 138th birthday to philosopher Martin Buber. Born in Vienna, Austria on…

Happy Birthday to Albert Schweitzer!

Today, Philosophical Library would like to wish a happy 141st birthday to Albert Schweitzer whose life experience spans music, philosophy,…

Happy Birthday American philosopher and Psychologist William James!

Philosophical Library would like to wish a happy 174th birthday to American philosopher and psychologist William James. An influential man…

Joyeux anniversaire Simone de Beauvoir! ( Happy Birthday )

Philosophical Library would like to wish a happy 108th birthday to Simone de Beauvoir! Born January 9, 1908 in Paris,…

Happy Birthday to Kahlil Gibran

Philosophical Library would like to wish third best-selling author of all time, Khalil Gibran, a happy 133rd birthday! Born on…

5 Powerful Abraham Lincoln Quotes You’ve Never Heard

He was one of the most eloquent speakers in American history – and he certainly did not feel the need…