Bas van Fraassen

1941 - Today

Bas van Fraassen

Bastiaan Cornelis van Fraassen (; born 1941) is a Dutch-American philosopher noted for his seminal contributions to philosophy of science and epistemology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bas van Fraassen has received more than 128,040 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 969th most popular philosopher.

Memorability Metrics

  • 130k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.21

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among philosophers, Bas van Fraassen ranks 967 out of 1,005Before him are Hermann Gunkel, Bharadwaja, Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet, R. M. Hare, Michael Ruse, and Jaegwon Kim. After him are Stanley Jaki, David Chalmers, Sandra Harding, Volker Zotz, Rambhadracharya, and Homi K. Bhabha.

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Among people born in 1941, Bas van Fraassen ranks 341Before him are Charlotte Stewart, Giancarlo Bercellino, Ed Roberts, Helen Reddy, Stanislav Stratiev, and Laura Mulvey. After him are Stokely Carmichael, Dennis Sullivan, ʻAkilisi Pōhiva, Liese Prokop, Kaija Mustonen, and Luigi Ferrando.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Bas van Fraassen ranks 560 out of 908Before him are Duncan Laurence (1994), Gregory van der Wiel (1988), Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands (1966), Winston Bogarde (1970), Junkie XL (1967), and Simone Simons (1985). After him are Stien Kaiser (1938), Roelof Wunderink (1948), Badr Hari (1984), Han Berger (1950), Huub Rothengatter (1954), and Adriaan van Maanen (1884).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Netherlands

Among philosophers born in Netherlands, Bas van Fraassen ranks 5Before him are Baruch Spinoza (1632), Erasmus (1466), Jacobus Arminius (1560), and Rodolphus Agricola (1443).

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