Antony Flew

1923 - 2010

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Antony Garrard Newton Flew (; 11 February 1923 – 8 April 2010) was an English philosopher. Belonging to the analytic and evidentialist schools of thought, Flew worked on the philosophy of religion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antony Flew has received more than 737,519 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Antony Flew is the 506th most popular philosopher (up from 515th in 2019), the 1,000th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,126th in 2019) and the 26th most popular British Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Antony Flew ranks 506 out of 1,267Before him are Gaetano Mosca, Dicaearchus, Yi I, Zhang Daoling, Karl Löwith, and Guillaume Budé. After him are Philo of Larissa, Alasdair MacIntyre, Nezahualcoyotl, Shantideva, Yuri Lotman, and Rodolphus Agricola.

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Among people born in 1923, Antony Flew ranks 64Before him are Chaleo Yoovidhya, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, Merton Miller, Robert Maxwell, Vladimir Gelfand, and Rasul Gamzatov. After him are Cliff Robertson, Frederick Herzberg, Gyula Lóránt, Lola Flores, Yelena Bonner, and Diane Arbus. Among people deceased in 2010, Antony Flew ranks 53Before him are Paul Schäfer, Mario Monicelli, Arthur Penn, Juliet Anderson, Ryszard Kaczorowski, and Joan Sutherland. After him are Anton Geesink, Milka Planinc, Patricia Neal, John Forsythe, Hwang Jang-yop, and Carlos Andrés Pérez.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Antony Flew ranks 1,000 out of 8,785Before him are Naomi Campbell (1970), Richard Hamilton (1922), Ewan McGregor (1971), Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham (1670), Mary Ann Nichols (1845), and Lee Child (1954). After him are Alexander III of Scotland (1241), Henry Briggs (1561), Ian Curtis (1956), Jill Ireland (1936), Bill Shankly (1913), and Michael Nyman (1944).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United Kingdom

Among philosophers born in United Kingdom, Antony Flew ranks 26Before him are Francis Hutcheson (1694), John of Salisbury (1110), J. L. Austin (1911), E. H. Carr (1892), Adam Ferguson (1723), and H. L. A. Hart (1907). After him are Alasdair MacIntyre (1929), A. J. Ayer (1910), Paul Grice (1913), Roger Scruton (1944), Harriet Taylor Mill (1807), and John Austin (1790).