Aeschines of Sphettus

430 BC - 360 BC

Aeschines of Sphettus

Aeschines of Sphettus (Ancient Greek: Αἰσχίνης Σφήττιος, c. 425 BC – c. 350 BC) or Aeschines Socraticus (Ancient Greek: Αἰσχίνης Σωκρατικός), son of Lysanias, of the deme Sphettus of Athens, was a philosopher who in his youth was a follower of Socrates. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aeschines of Sphettus has received more than 29,551 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 569th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Aeschines of Sphettus ranks 567 out of 1,005Before him are Marpa Lotsawa, Ammonius Hermiae, Hu Shih, Harriet Taylor Mill, John Austin, and Huiyuan. After him are Gersonides, Hermann Lotze, Louis Couturat, Gongsun Long, Nicos Poulantzas, and Ernst Troeltsch.

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Among people born in 430 BC, Aeschines of Sphettus ranks 3Before him are Xenophon and Dionysius I of Syracuse. After him are Cynisca and Philistus. Among people deceased in 360 BC, Aeschines of Sphettus ranks 6Before him are Democritus, Agesilaus II, Atropates, Dinocrates, and Campaspe. After him are Agnodice, Anniceris, Polykleitos the Younger, Bryaxis, Philitas of Cos, and Taxiles.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Aeschines of Sphettus ranks 326 out of 698Before him are Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark (1914), Iphicrates (-415), Agatharchus (-500), Nicholas Kabasilas (1322), Dinarchus (-361), and Demophon of Athens (null). After him are Antenor (-590), Agis III (-350), Dimitri Mitropoulos (1896), Nicos Poulantzas (1936), Diagoras of Melos (-450), and Archidamus III (-350).


Among philosophers born in Greece, Aeschines of Sphettus ranks 42Before him are Plutarch of Athens (350), Anaxarchus (-380), Synesius (370), Eudemus of Rhodes (-370), Zoilus (-400), and Musaeus of Athens (-500). After him are Nicos Poulantzas (1936), Philo of Larissa (-145), Hecataeus of Abdera (-400), Aristo of Chios (-300), Polemon (-400), and Menedemus (-340).

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