It is important to consider that the philosophy is science in its traditional sense. There is a list of some great philosophers of the history that are categorized according to the depth of insight, influence and their wide-reaching interest in numerous subjects. In short, these people are lovers of wisdom.
- John Locke
John Locke was the rhetoric of the Thomas Jefferson in the Independence affirmation and also the rhetoric in the United States. Locke is known as the father of Liberalism as he generated such kind of principles that are based on an individual freedom and humanism. His famous phrase was “government with the consent of the governed”. Life, Liberty, and Estate are three natural rights that were introduced by Locke.
Epicurus is thought to be an atheist and was popular because of his famous statement that “Don’t fear god: don’t worry about death: what is good is easy to get: what is terrible is easy to endure”. He believed that all the intangible things can be manipulated easily and he always gave the lesson to stay happy in your life. He gave an idea to avoid the pain, treat others happily and live your life the way you want. According to his theory, if you won’t harm others, you will not be harmed by others. His message was consisted of the peace, love and happiness.
- Zeno of Citium
According to his theory, everything that brings displeasure in our lives and causes us to suffer in life is actually an inaccuracy in our opinion. Moreover, everyone has a proper control on the emotions. Depression, anger, and ecstasy are simple problems in the persons’ attitude.
Avicenna’s full name is Abu Ali al-Husayn ibn Abd Allah ibn Sina. He resided in the Persian Empire from c. 980 AD to 1037. He was a well-known physician an philosopher. His most popular writings named The Book of Healing and The Canon of Medicine in which all the medical knowledge was combined. The Book of Healing contains all information related to music, math, and science.
- Thomas Aquinas
Thomas did a tremendous job by giving strong argument related to the God existence. He said that it is impossible to believe that the whole universe is created by itself and every survival has a beginning and an end. His famous phrase is “one who moves while not moving”. His five arguments for the God existence are very famous.
He is a well-known philosopher of the ancient history. He introduces principles related to ethics and politics. His ideas about Emperor are based on honesty and respect. He also gives the independent version of the Golden Rule.
- Rene Descartes
He is known as the Father of Modern Philosophy. He generated an analytical geometry that is based on immortal Cartesian coordinate system. His major discoveries are the Laws of refraction and reflection.
- Paul of Tarsus
Paul believed that there are ten commandments of the God’s moral law that was understood by all people. He said that the Christ was the finest that the world would ever see.
He is known as a great philosopher and he argued that there is something that has created the whole universe. He said that all the things in the universe, our bodies are less real than the creator.
He is another great philosopher who gave four reasons or qualities of anything that come into existence. The material cause, formal cause, effective cause, the final cause that explains that what is the purpose of the creation and what type of material it is, and what is the effectiveness of the thing that is created.