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Science: Philosophy

# Name
Year
Country
Science
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Plato

-428-348

Philosophy

Theory of Forms, Platonic idealism, Platonic realism,
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Rene Descartes

1596-1650
France
Philosophy

Cogito ergo sum, method of doubt, method of normals, Cartesian coordinate system, Cartesian dualism, ontological argument for the existence of God, mathesis universalis; folium of Descartes
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Lucretius

-99-55
Italy
Philosophy

discover that everything in this universe, ranging from planets and stars to mountains, decay
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Confucius

-551-479
China
Philosophy

Confucianism
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John Locke

1632-1704
United Kingdom
Philosophy

Tabula rasa, "government with the consent of the governed", state of nature; rights of life, liberty and property
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Thomas Aquinas

1225-1274
Italy
Philosophy

most influential medieval thinkers of Scholasticism and the father of the Thomistic school of theology
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Epicurus

-341-270

Philosophy

Moving pleasures and static pleasures
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Paul of Tarsus

5-67
Israel
Philosophy

Founder of Christianity
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Zeno of Citium

-334-262

Philosophy

Founder of Stoicism
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Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar

1918-2014
India
Philosophy

founder of the style of yoga known as "Iyengar Yoga"

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