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Zeno of Citium

Zeno of Citium (332 – 265BC)

Following Aristotle's lifetime, Zeno of Citium founded Stoicism, which was a school of Hellenistic philosophy. The other main school of though in that time peri...
Diogenes of Sinope by Jean Leon Gerome

Diogenes of Sinope (404 – 323 BC)

Diogenes of Sinope was described as "Socrates gone mad" by Plato because he passionately shared the same views. Diogenes was so passionate that he took them ...
Epicurus Philosopher

Epicurus (341 – 270BC)

Epicurus lived in a time when ancient Greece had reached a golden age of philosophical thought. The ideas of Plato and Aristotle were becoming firmly rooted ...
Mozi philosohpy

Mozi (470 – 391BC)

Mozi was an ancient Chinese philosopher who was born in 470BC. This is shortly after the lifetime of Confucius, which is  why he was thoroughly educated in the ...
Protagoras

Protagoras (490 – 420BC)

Protagoras lived during a time when Athens had entered into its Golden Age of learning and culture. As it had become a cultural center, Athens attracted people ...
Confucius

Confucius (551 – 479 BC)

Confucius was born in 551BC in the state of Lu, China. He was born by the name of Kong Fuzi and it was only after Confucianism spread to Europe in the late 17th...
Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla (1856 – 1943)

Nikola Tesla was one of the greatest inventors in human history. And even though his name is not as popular as that of Thomas Edison, Tesla was the genius behin...
Louis de Broglie picture quote

Louis de Broglie (1892 – 1987)

  Louis de Broglie was one of the biggest names in science, most notably known for his work on the field of quantum mechanics. So what made him s...
Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford (1871 – 1937)

Ernest Rutherford is commonly referred to as the 'father of nuclear physics' or the 'father of the nuclear age'. He got them titles because he was integral to t...
Niels Bohr

Niels Bohr (1885 – 1962)

Niels Bohr came up with a revolutionary theory on radiation emission and atomic structure, earning him one of them renowned Nobel Prizes. He was one of the s...