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  1. Cynthia D. Coe (2003). Kierkegaard: A Biography. Alastair Hannay. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Pp. Xvi+ 496. $39.95 Hc 0-521-56077-2. Given That Kierkegaard's Writings Undeniably Draw on His Personal Life in Impor-Tant Ways, Biography has Naturally Played a More Central Role in Kierkegaard Scholarship Than is the Case with Most Philosophers. As Such, It Would Seem. [REVIEW] Journal of Speculative Philosophy 17 (1):70.
     
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  2. Mary Pickering (1993). Auguste Comte: An Intellectual Biography. Cambridge University Press.
    This book constitutes the first volume of a projected two-volume intellectual biography of Auguste Comte, the founder of modern sociology and a philosophical movement called positivism. Volume One offers a reinterpretation of Comte's "first career," (1798-1842) when he completed the scientific foundation of his philosophy. It describes the interplay between Comte's ideas and the historical context of postrevolutionary France, his struggles with poverty and mental illness, and his volatile relationships with friends, family, and colleagues, including such famous contemporaries as (...)
     
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  3. Srinivasa Iyengar & R. K. (1985). Sri Aurobindo: A Biography and a History. Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education.
     
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    Diané Collinson, Dr Robert Wilkinson & Robert Wilkinson (1994). Thirty-Five Oriental Philosophers. Routledge.
    These are questions to which oriental thinkers have given a wide range of philosophical answers that are intellectually and imaginatively stimulating. _Thirty-Five Oriental Philosophers_ is a succinctly informative introduction to the thought of thirty-five important figures in the Chinese, Indian, Arab, Japanese and Tibetan philosophical traditions. Thinkers covered include founders such as Zoroaster, Confucius, Buddha and Muhammed, as well as influential modern figures such as Gandhi, Mao Tse-Tung, Suzuki and Nishida. The book is divided into sections, in which an introduction (...)
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  5. Diogenes Laertius (1969). Lives of the Philosophers. Chicago, Regnery.
  6. George Connell (2001). Kierkegaard a Biography. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
    Written by one of the world's preeminent authorities on Kierkegaard, this 2001 biography was the first to reveal the delicate imbrication of Kierkegaard's life and thought. To grasp the importance and influence of Kierkegaard's thought far beyond his native Denmark, it is necessary to trace the many factors that led this gifted but 'exceedingly childish youth' to grapple with traditional philosophical problems and religious themes in a way that later generations would recognize as amounting to a philosophical revolution. This (...)
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  7. A. P. Martinich (1999). Hobbes a Biography. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
    Thomas Hobbes is recognized as one of the fathers of modern philosophy and political theory. In his own time he was as famous for his work in physics, geometry, and religion. He associated with some of the greatest writers, scientists, and politicians of his age. Martinich has written a complete and accessible biography of Hobbes. The book takes full account of the historical and cultural context in which Hobbes lived, drawing on both published and unpublished sources. It will be (...)
     
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    James M. Edie (1965). Russian Philosophy. Chicago, Quadrangle Books.
    v. 1. The beginnings of Russian philosophy: the Slavophiles. The Westernizers.--v. 2. The Nihilists. The Populists. Critics of religion and culture.--v. 3. Pre-revolutionary philosophy and theology. Philosophers in exile. Marxists and Communists.
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  9. Alain Badiou (2009). Pocket Pantheon: Figures of Postwar Philosophy. Verso.
    Overture -- Jacques Lacan -- Georges Canguilhem and Jean Cavaillès -- Jean-Paul Sartre -- Jean Hyppolite -- Louis Althusser -- Jean-François Lyotard -- Gilles Deleuze -- Michel Foucault -- Jacques Derrida -- Jean Borreil -- Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe -- Gilles Châtelet -- Françoise Proust -- A note on the texts.
     
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    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1992). Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is. Penguin Books.
    Written in 1888, a few weeks before his descent into madness, the book sub-titled 'How To Become What You Are' passes under review all Nietzsche's previous ...
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  11. John Calhoun Merrill (1994). Legacy of Wisdom: Great Thinkers and Journalism. Iowa State University Press.
     
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    Bertrand Russell (1956). Portraits From Memory: And Other Essays. Simon and Schuster.
    PORTRAITS FROM MEMORY and Other Essays by BERTRAND RUSSELL SIMON AND SCHUSTER NEW YORK 1956 VI CONTENTS PAGE Mind and Matter 1 45 The Cult of Common Usage 1 66 ...
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  13. Anthony Quinton (1980). Francis Bacon. Oxford University Press.
     
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  14. Margaret T. Gibson (ed.) (1981). Boethius, His Life, Thought, and Influence. Blackwell.
     
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    Mary Lutyens (1997). Krishnamurti: The Years of Awakening. Shambhala Publications.
    In 1909, a boy of fourteen years was designated the savior of our age by the mystic leader of the Theosophical Society. Sent from his native India to study at the finest school in Britain, the charismatic youth was groomed for the messianic role of World Teacher--a mantle he would ultimately cast off, unleashing a storm of controversy within the spiritual community. And through inner doubts and physical agony--through bitter trials of the mind, the body, and the soul--he would follow (...)
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  16. Plato (1880/1972). The Trial and Death of Socrates. Freeport, N.Y.,Books for Libraries Press.
  17. G. H. Hardy (1970). Bertrand Russell and Trinity. London,Cambridge U.P..
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    Paul Arthur Schilpp (1967). The Philosophy of Martin Buber. La Salle, Ill.,Open Court.
    Autobiographical fragments, by M. Buber.--Descriptive and critical essays on the philosophy of Martin Buber.--The philosopher replies, by M. Buber.--Bibliography of the writings of Martin Buber, compiled by M. Friedman (p. [745]-786).
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  19. Avicenna (1971). Avicenna's Treatise on Logic. The Hague,Nijhoff.
     
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  20. Nikolaĭ Berdi͡aev (1940/1975). Leontiev. Norwood Editions.
     
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  21. Pratima Bowes (1997). The Story of a Female Philosopher. Book Guild Ltd..
     
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  22. John Henry Bridges (1914/1976). The Life & Work of Roger Bacon: An Introduction to the Opus Majus. Richwood Pub. Co..
  23. Sŏng-hŭi Chŏng (2009). Kim Chong-Jik: Chosŏn Tohak Ŭi Punsuryŏng. SŏnggyunʼGwan Taehakkyo Chʻulpʻanbu.
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    Max Pearson Cushing (1971). Baron d'Holbach; a Study of Eighteenth Century Radicalism in France. New York,B. Franklin.
    ... writing to the Princess Dashkofï in, thus analysee! the spirit of his century: Chaque siècle a son esprit qui le caractérise. L'esprit du nôtre semble ...
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  25. Ole Jensen (2007). Historien Om K.E. Løgstrup. Forlaget Anis.
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  26. Jingfang Jin (2006). Kongzi Xin Zhuan. Changchun Chu Ban She.
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  27. Yong-jun Kim (2006). Nae Ka Pon Ham Sŏk-Hŏn. Akʻanet.
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  28. D. E. Luscombe (1979). Peter Abelard. Historical Association.
  29. J. Max Patrick (1966). Francis Bacon. [London]Published for the British Council and the National Book League by Longmans, Green.
     
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  30. Susan Taubes (2011). Die Korrespondenz Mit Jacob Taubes 1950-1951. Wilhelm Fink.
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    Hock Guan Tjoa (1977). George Henry Lewes: A Victorian Mind. Harvard University Press.
    In this book Professor Tjoa not only reconstructs Lewes’ theory of criticism and his social and political opinions but also evaluates his contributions to ...
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  32. Donald Phillip Verene (1991). The New Art of Autobiography: An Essay on the Life of Giambattista Vico, Written by Himself. Oxford University Press.
    In this, the first full-length study of Vico's highly original autobiography, Verene discusses its place in the history of autobiography generally, and shows it to be the first work of modern intellectual autobiography which uses a genetic method. The author views the autobiography as a work in which Vico applies the principles of human history discussed in New Science, making the telling of his own life an application and verification of his own philosophy. He places Vico's autobiography within the general (...)
     
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    Arthur Edward Waite (1975). Raymund Lully, Illuminated Doctor, Alchemist and Christian Mystic. Gordon Press.
    There are few names in mediaeval literature and in the history of its philosophical thought, around which has gathered a more curious woof of legend confused ...
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  34. Alban G. Widgery (1961). A Philosopher's Pilgrimage. New York, Crowell.
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    Xenophon (2004). Conversations of Socrates. ePenguin.
    Xenophon's portrait is the only one other than Plato's to survive, and while it offers a very personal interpretation of Socratic thought, it also reveals much about the man and his philosophical views.
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  36. Solomon Zeitlin (1935). Maimonides. New York, Bloch Publishing Co..
     
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  37. Jianhua Zhao (2010). Zhen Shi de Kongzi. Jing Ji Ri Bao Chu Ban She.
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    Manfred Kuehn (2004). Kant: A Biography. Mind 113 (450):365-368.
    This is the first full-length biography in more than fifty years of Immanuel Kant, one of the giants amongst the pantheon of Western philosophers as well as the one with the most powerful and broad influence on contemporary philosophy. It is well known that Kant spent his entire life in an isolated part of Prussia living the life of a typical university professor. This has given rise to the view that Kant was a pure thinker with no life (...)
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  39. Ray Monk, Life Without Theory: Biography as an Exemplar of Philosophical Understanding.
    This article discusses recent attempts to provide the genre of biography with a philosophical, theoretical foundation and attempts to show that such efforts are fundamentally misguided. Biography is, I argue, a profoundly nontheoretical activity, and this, precisely, makes it philosophically interesting. Instead of looking to philosophy to provide a theory of biography, we should, I maintain, look to biography to provide a crucially important example and model of what Ludwig Wittgenstein called "the kind of understanding that (...)
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  40. Benoit Peeters (2012). Derrida: A Biography. Polity.
    This biography of Jacques Derrida tells the story of a Jewish boy from Algiers, excluded from school at the age of twelve, who went on to become the most widely translated French philosopher in the world – a vulnerable, tormented man who, throughout his life, continued to see himself as unwelcome in the French university system. We are plunged into the different worlds in which Derrida lived and worked: pre-independence Algeria, the microcosm of the École Normale Supérieure, the cluster (...)
     
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    R. S. Woolhouse (2007). Locke: A Biography. Cambridge University Press.
    This is the first comprehensive biography of John Locke to be published in nearly a half century. Setting Locke's life within exciting historical and intellectual contexts, which included the English Civil War, religious persecution, and the Glorious Revolution of 1688, Roger Woolhouse interweaves an account of Locke's life with a summary and development of his ideas in theory of knowledge, philosophy of science, medicine, economics, philosophy of religion, and political philosophy. Systematic and encyclopedic in its coverage, Woolhouse's biography (...)
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  42. Benoit Peeters (2013). Derrida: A Biography. Polity.
    This biography of Jacques Derrida tells the story of a Jewish boy from Algiers, excluded from school at the age of twelve, who went on to become the most widely translated French philosopher in the world – a vulnerable, tormented man who, throughout his life, continued to see himself as unwelcome in the French university system. We are plunged into the different worlds in which Derrida lived and worked: pre-independence Algeria, the microcosm of the École Normale Supérieure, the cluster (...)
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    Irina Polyakova (2011). Drama of Life: Philosophical Biography as an Event in Russian Culture. Cultura 8 (2):177-188.
    This article discusses attempts of Russian philosophers of the 19th and 20th centuries to suggest thegenre of “philosophical biography” as a special kind of philosophical work. So, philosophical biography is treated as an understanding of life. The most important features of philosophical biography in Russian thinkers’ interpretation are as follows: the focus on comprehension of life-drama, in which thoughts and senses act as personal events; the demand of spiritual affinity as a condition for understanding; and the (...)
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    Gérard Deledalle (1990). Charles S. Peirce, 1839-1914: An Intellectual Biography. J.Benjamins Pub. Co..
    This work is the intellectual biography of the greatest of American philosophers. Peirce was not only a pioneer in logic and the creator of a philosophical movement pragmatism he also proposed a phenomenological theory, quite different from that of Husserl, but equal in profundity; and long before Saussure, and in a totally different spirit, a semiotic theory whose present interest owes nothing to passing fashion and everything to its fecundity. Throughout his life Peirce wrote continually about sign and (...)
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  45. Alastair Hannay (2005). Kierkegaard: A Biography. Cambridge University Press.
    Written by one of the world's preeminent authorities on Kierkegaard, this 2001 biography was the first to reveal the delicate imbrication of Kierkegaard's life and thought. To grasp the importance and influence of Kierkegaard's thought far beyond his native Denmark, it is necessary to trace the many factors that led this gifted but 'exceedingly childish youth' to grapple with traditional philosophical problems and religious themes in a way that later generations would recognize as amounting to a philosophical revolution. This (...)
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  46. Alastair Hannay (2009). Kierkegaard: A Biography. Cambridge University Press.
    Written by one of the world's preeminent authorities on Kierkegaard, this 2001 biography was the first to reveal the delicate imbrication of Kierkegaard's life and thought. To grasp the importance and influence of Kierkegaard's thought far beyond his native Denmark, it is necessary to trace the many factors that led this gifted but 'exceedingly childish youth' to grapple with traditional philosophical problems and religious themes in a way that later generations would recognize as amounting to a philosophical revolution. This (...)
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  47. Alastair Hannay (2003). Kierkegaard: A Biography. Cambridge University Press.
    Written by one of the world's preeminent authorities on Kierkegaard, this 2001 biography was the first to reveal the delicate imbrication of Kierkegaard's life and thought. To grasp the importance and influence of Kierkegaard's thought far beyond his native Denmark, it is necessary to trace the many factors that led this gifted but 'exceedingly childish youth' to grapple with traditional philosophical problems and religious themes in a way that later generations would recognize as amounting to a philosophical revolution. This (...)
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  48. Alastair Hannay (2001). Kierkegaard: A Biography. Cambridge University Press.
    Written by one of the world's preeminent authorities on Kierkegaard, this 2001 biography was the first to reveal the delicate imbrication of Kierkegaard's life and thought. To grasp the importance and influence of Kierkegaard's thought far beyond his native Denmark, it is necessary to trace the many factors that led this gifted but 'exceedingly childish youth' to grapple with traditional philosophical problems and religious themes in a way that later generations would recognize as amounting to a philosophical revolution. This (...)
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  49. Manfred Kuehn (2002). Kant: A Biography. Cambridge University Press.
    This is the first full-length biography in more than fifty years of Immanuel Kant, one of the giants amongst the pantheon of Western philosophers as well as the one with the most powerful and broad influence on contemporary philosophy. It is well known that Kant spent his entire life in an isolated part of Prussia living the life of a typical university professor. This has given rise to the view that Kant was a pure thinker with no life (...)
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  50. Manfred Kuehn (2014). Kant: A Biography. Cambridge University Press.
    This is the first full-length biography in more than fifty years of Immanuel Kant, one of the giants amongst the pantheon of Western philosophers as well as the one with the most powerful and broad influence on contemporary philosophy. It is well known that Kant spent his entire life in an isolated part of Prussia living the life of a typical university professor. This has given rise to the view that Kant was a pure thinker with no life (...)
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