The Famous People in Philosophy ClipArt gallery includes 80 portraits of famous philosophers.

(469-399 B.C.) Greek philosopher who espoused the teaching technique of asking questions.

Socrates

(469-399 B.C.) Greek philosopher who espoused the teaching technique of asking questions.

(469-399 B.C.) Greek philosopher who espoused the teaching technique of asking questions.

Socrates

(469-399 B.C.) Greek philosopher who espoused the teaching technique of asking questions.

An eminent Greek philosopher, born in Atherns about 469; died in 399 B.C.

Socrates

An eminent Greek philosopher, born in Atherns about 469; died in 399 B.C.

"This celebrated philosopher was born inthe year 468 B.C., in the immediate neighborhood of Athens. His father, Sophroniscus, was a sculptor, and Socrates was brought up to, and for some time practiced the same profession. He was married to Xanthippe, by whom he had three sons, but her bad temper has rendered her name proverbial for a conjugal scold. His physical constitution was healthy, robust, and wonderfully enduring." — Smith, 1882

Bust of Socrates

"This celebrated philosopher was born inthe year 468 B.C., in the immediate neighborhood of Athens.…

Socrates was a Classical Greek philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic figure known only through the classical accounts of his students. Plato's dialogues are the most comprehensive accounts of Socrates to survive from antiquity.

Bust of Socrates

Socrates was a Classical Greek philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he…

(1820-1903) English philosopher

Herbert Spencer

(1820-1903) English philosopher

(1820-1903) Spencer was an English philosopher, biologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal theorist of the Victorian era.

Herbert Spencer

(1820-1903) Spencer was an English philosopher, biologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal…

An English philosopher most prominently known as the father of Social Darwinism, a school of thought that applied the evolutionist theory of survival of the fittest to sociological concerns of educatioon and class struggle.

Herbert Spencer

An English philosopher most prominently known as the father of Social Darwinism, a school of thought…

English philosopher, famous for the phrase "survival of the fittest." Acknowledged as one of the founders of the science of sociology.

Prof. Herbert Spencer

English philosopher, famous for the phrase "survival of the fittest." Acknowledged as one of the founders…

An English philsopher and statesman. He was born on September 16, 1678 and died on December 12, 1751.

St. John Viscount Bolingbroke

An English philsopher and statesman. He was born on September 16, 1678 and died on December 12, 1751.

An American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, pacifist, tax resister and philosopher who is famous for <em>Walden</em>.

Henry Thoreau

An American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, pacifist, tax resister and philosopher who is famous…

Henry David Thoreau (born David Henry Thoreau; July 12, 1817 &ndash; May 6, 1862) was an American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, sage writer and philosopher. He is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust state.

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau (born David Henry Thoreau; July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American author,…

Tyndall was a natural philosopher and known for the Tyndall effect.

Prof. John Tyndall

Tyndall was a natural philosopher and known for the Tyndall effect.

A French philosopher during the French Enlightenment.

Voltaire

A French philosopher during the French Enlightenment.

A French Englightenment writer and philosopher, who is well known for his advocacy of civil liberties.

Voltaire

A French Englightenment writer and philosopher, who is well known for his advocacy of civil liberties.

(1694-1778) French poet, historian, and philosopher

Voltaire (Francois Marie Abouet)

(1694-1778) French poet, historian, and philosopher

(1694-1778) French poet, historian, and philosopher

Voltaire (Francois Marie Abouet)

(1694-1778) French poet, historian, and philosopher

(1679-1754) German philosopher and mathematician.

Johann C. von Wolf

(1679-1754) German philosopher and mathematician.

(430-c.357 BCE) Greek historian and philosopher

Xenophon

(430-c.357 BCE) Greek historian and philosopher

(c.355 - c.263 BCE) Greek philosopher and founder of the Stoic school.

Zeno of Cyprus

(c.355 - c.263 BCE) Greek philosopher and founder of the Stoic school.