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Philosophers


197 People in group

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour

1848-1930
Prime Minister and philosopher
Sitter in 135 portraits

Sir Isaiah Berlin

1909-1997
Philosopher and political theorist
Sitter in 11 portraits

Robert Boyle

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

Edmund Burke

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

John Dalton

1766-1844
Chemist and natural philosopher
Sitter in 15 portraits

Charles Robert Darwin

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

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

1778-1829
Natural philosopher
Sitter in 20 portraits

René Descartes

1596-1650
French philosopher and mathematician
Sitter in 10 portraits

Benjamin Franklin

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

William Godwin

1756-1836
Philosopher and novelist
Sitter in 13 portraits

David Hume

1711-1776
Philosopher and historian
Sitter in 6 portraits

John Locke

1632-1704
Philosopher
Sitter in 36 portraits

Harriet Martineau

1802-1876
Social philosopher and writer; sister of James Martineau
Sitter in 9 portraits

John Stuart Mill

1806-1873
Social philosopher, economist and advocate of women's rights
Sitter in 20 portraits

Dame (Jean) Iris Murdoch

1919-1999
Novelist and philosopher
Sitter in 35 portraits

Sir Isaac Newton

1642-1727
Mathematical scientist
Sitter associated with 46 portraits

Thomas Paine

1737-1809
Author of 'The Rights of Man'
Sitter in 12 portraits

Alexander Pope

1688-1744
Poet
Sitter associated with 44 portraits

Sir Karl Raimund Popper

1902-1994
Philosopher
Sitter in 5 portraits