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Philosophers


208 People in group

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour

1848-1930
Prime Minister and philosopher
Sitter in 136 portraits
Sir Isaiah Berlin

Sir Isaiah Berlin

1909-1997
Philosopher and political theorist
Sitter in 11 portraits
Robert Boyle

Robert Boyle

1627-1691
Chemist and natural philosopher
Sitter associated with 22 portraits
Sir David Brewster

Sir David Brewster

1781-1868
Natural philosopher and academic administrator
Sitter in 18 portraits
Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke

1729-1797
Statesman; orator; author
Sitter associated with 105 portraits
John Dalton

John Dalton

1766-1844
Chemist and natural philosopher
Sitter in 15 portraits
Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

1809-1882
Naturalist, geologist and originator of the theory of evolution
Sitter in 34 portraits
Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

1778-1829
Natural philosopher
Sitter in 20 portraits
René Descartes

René Descartes

1596-1650
French philosopher and mathematician
Sitter in 10 portraits
Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

1862-1932
Philosopher
Sitter associated with 29 portraits
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

1803-1882
American poet and philosopher
Sitter in 8 portraits
Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

1706-1790
American statesman; signer of the Declaration of Independence
Sitter in 8 portraits
William Godwin

William Godwin

1756-1836
Philosopher and novelist
Sitter in 13 portraits
Richard Burdon Haldane, Viscount Haldane

Richard Burdon Haldane, Viscount Haldane

1856-1928
Statesman, lawyer and philosopher
Sitter in 40 portraits
Stephen Hales

Stephen Hales

1677-1761
Natural philosopher, chemist and inventor
Sitter in 6 portraits
George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax

George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax

1633-1695
Political philosopher
Sitter associated with 13 portraits
Friedrich August von Hayek

Friedrich August von Hayek

1899-1992
Economist and political philosopher
Sitter in 14 portraits
Thomas Hobbes

Thomas Hobbes

1588-1679
Social philosopher
Sitter associated with 21 portraits
Richard Hooker

Richard Hooker

1554-1600
Theologian and philosopher
Sitter associated with 17 portraits