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Philosophers


208 People in group

David Hume

David Hume

1711-1776
Philosopher and historian
Sitter in 6 portraits
John Locke

John Locke

1632-1704
Philosopher
Sitter in 36 portraits
Harriet Martineau

Harriet Martineau

1802-1876
Social philosopher and writer
Sitter in 9 portraits
John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill

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

Iris Murdoch

1919-1999
Novelist and philosopher
Sitter in 35 portraits
Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton

1642-1727
Mathematical scientist
Sitter associated with 46 portraits
Onora Sylvia O'Neill, Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve

Onora Sylvia O'Neill, Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve

1941-
Philosopher, writer and academic
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine

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

Alexander Pope

1688-1744
Poet
Sitter associated with 46 portraits
Sir Karl Raimund Popper

Sir Karl Raimund Popper

1902-1994
Philosopher
Sitter in 5 portraits
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

1809-1865
Economist and socialist philosopher
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell

1872-1970
Philosopher, mathematician and social reformer
Sitter in 119 portraits
Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre

1905-1980
Novelist and playwright; philosopher and exponent of Existentialism
Sitter in 2 portraits
Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

1875-1965
Physician, musician and philosopher
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Roger Vernon Scruton

Roger Vernon Scruton

1944-2020
Writer and philosopher
Sitter in 1 portrait
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury

1671-1713
Philosopher and writer on the fine arts
Sitter in 8 portraits
Adam Smith

Adam Smith

1723-1790
Political economist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Socrates

Socrates

circa 469-399 BC
Greek philosopher
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban

1561-1626
Philosopher and Lord Chancellor
Sitter associated with 63 portraits
Sir Leslie Stephen

Sir Leslie Stephen

1832-1904
Writer, philosopher, mountaineer and first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 13 portraits

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