List of Philosophers Born in The 17th Century

List Of Philosophers Born In The 17th Century

Philosophers born in the 17th century (and others important in the history of philosophy), listed alphabetically:

Note: This list has a minimal criteria for inclusion and the relevance to philosophy of some individuals on the list is disputed.

See also:

  • List of philosophers born in the centuries BC
  • List of philosophers born in the 1st through 10th centuries
  • List of philosophers born in the 11th through 14th centuries
  • List of philosophers born in the 15th and 16th centuries
  • List of philosophers born in the 17th century
  • List of philosophers born in the 18th century
  • List of philosophers born in the 19th century
  • List of philosophers born in the 20th century



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