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We are wishing a happy 115th birthday to German theoretical physicist Werner Heisenberg!

Philosophical Library is celebrating a key contributor and pioneer of science and philosophy. Today, we are wishing a happy 115th…

Philosophical Library would like to wish a happy 384th birthday to Baruch Spinoza.

“If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.” – Baruch Spinoza Philosophical Library would…

Happy 147th birthday to philosopher André Gide!

Happy 147th birthday to philosopher André Gide! Today Philosophical Library would like to honor this Nobel Prize winner for his…

Honoring one of history’s most acclaimed contributors to the literary world, Voltaire

“I disapprove of what you say, but will defend to the death your right to say it.” – Voltaire Philosophical…

Happy 134th birthday to French philosopher Jacques Maritain!

Happy 134th birthday to French philosopher Jacques Maritain! Today, Philosophical Library celebrates the life of Jacques Maritain by taking a…

Nobel Prize winner Henri-Louis Bergson

On October 18, 1859 Nobel Prize winner Henri-Louis Bergson was born. Today, Philosophical Library is looking back on the accomplishments…

German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche turns 172

Today marks the 172nd birthday of famed German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Philosophical Library welcomes you to join us in celebrating…

Happy 131st birthday to French writer Francois Mauriac

Philosophical Library would like to wish a happy 131st birthday to French writer Francois Mauriac. Born on October 11, 1885,…

German philosopher Martin Heidegger is 127 today!

Today marks the 127th birthday of one who is considered to be among the most original and influential philosophers of…

Nobel Prize winner Albert Szent-Györgyi is 123 Today!

Next time you’re enjoying some juicy citrus fruit or an assortment of leafy greens, think of Albert Szent-Györgyi. He uncovered…

Happy 142nd birthday to theorist, painter and composer Arnold Schoenberg!

Happy 142nd birthday to theorist, painter and composer Arnold Schoenberg! Today Philosophical Library is honoring Arnold Schoenberg for his contributions…

Philosophical Library would like to take a look back on the life of philosopher Ananda Coomaraswamy

In honor of his 139th birthday, Philosophical Library would like to take a look back on the life of philosopher,…

Happy 133rd birthday to scholar, yogi, author, and theosophist Ernest Wood

Today Philosophical Library would like to wish a happy 133rd birthday to scholar, yogi, author, and theosophist Ernest Wood who…

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…