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Antisthenes (; Greek: Ἀντισθένης; c. 446 – c. 366 BCE) was a Greek philosopher and a pupil of Socrates. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antisthenes has received more than 639,394 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia. Antisthenes is the 122nd most popular philosopher (down from 112th in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Greece (down from 54th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Greek Philosopher.

Antisthenes was a philosopher in ancient Greece who lived in the 5th century BC. He is most famous for his teachings on virtue and the importance of self-control.

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Among philosophers, Antisthenes ranks 122 out of 1,081Before him are John Venn, Bodhidharma, Al-Tabari, George Gurdjieff, Emil Cioran, and Johann Friedrich Herbart. After him are Ramon Llull, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab, Tommaso Campanella, Marsilio Ficino, and Mozi.

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Among people born in 445 BC, Antisthenes ranks 1After him are Lysias, Tissaphernes, and Glaucon. Among people deceased in 365 BC, Antisthenes ranks 1After him are Marcus Furius Camillus, Euclid of Megara, Ptolemy of Aloros, and Datames.

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Among people born in Greece, Antisthenes ranks 62 out of 936Before him are Polykleitos (-450), Lycurgus of Sparta (-800), Miltiades (-540), Constantine II of Greece (1940), Pyrrho (-365), and Queen Sofía of Spain (1938). After him are Epaminondas (-418), Peleus (null), Vangelis (1943), Demetrius of Thessaloniki (270), Ptolemy II Philadelphus (-308), and Nikos Kazantzakis (1883).


Among philosophers born in Greece, Antisthenes ranks 13Before him are Protagoras (-486), Plutarch (46), Gorgias (-483), Leucippus (-500), Theophrastus (-371), and Pyrrho (-365). After him are Isocrates (-436), Clement of Alexandria (150), Hippias (-443), Melissus of Samos (-470), Diotima of Mantinea (-450), and Chilon of Sparta (-600).