Charles Hartshorne

1897 - 2000

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Charles Hartshorne (; June 5, 1897 – October 9, 2000) was an American philosopher who concentrated primarily on the philosophy of religion and metaphysics, but also contributed to ornithology. He developed the neoclassical idea of God and produced a modal proof of the existence of God that was a development of Anselm of Canterbury's ontological argument. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Hartshorne has received more than 166,929 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Hartshorne is the 1,148th most popular philosopher (down from 1,045th in 2019), the 8,877th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,856th in 2019) and the 74th most popular Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Charles Hartshorne ranks 1,148 out of 1,081Before him are R. C. Sproul, Quentin Meillassoux, Donald Nicol, Mark Fisher, Rambhadracharya, and Bernard Bosanquet. After him are Sara Danius, C. H. Dodd, Patricia Hill Collins, Walter Kaufmann, Antoinette Brown Blackwell, and Richard David Precht.

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Among people born in 1897, Charles Hartshorne ranks 243Before him are Joaquín Vázquez, Aneurin Bevan, Harald Strøm, Héctor Méndez, Conrad Nagel, and Bert Schneider. After him are Kenneth Burke, Gregorio Fuentes, C. B. van Niel, Nunnally Johnson, Walter Winchell, and Theodora Kroeber. Among people deceased in 2000, Charles Hartshorne ranks 264Before him are Simeon Simeonov, Edward Craven Walker, George Montgomery, Bernardino Echeverría Ruiz, Efstathios Chorafas, and Ernesto Albarracín. After him are Yuriy Lituyev, Dimitrios Drivas, Mildred Wiley, Antonio Maspes, Henri Hérouin, and Arthur Norris.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Hartshorne ranks 8,877 out of 18,182Before him are Charles Horton Peck (1833), Janet Lynn (1953), Chuck Peddle (1937), Ava Max (1994), David Raksin (1912), and Lloyd Nolan (1902). After him are Robert B. Sherman (1925), Martin Feldstein (1939), Robert Morse (1931), Bob Orton Jr. (1950), Edward Everett Horton (1886), and Jon Watts (1981).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Charles Hartshorne ranks 74Before him are Judith Jarvis Thomson (1929), Ruth Barcan Marcus (1921), Ryan White (1971), Mary Whiton Calkins (1863), Alexander Berzin (1944), and R. C. Sproul (1939). After him are Patricia Hill Collins (1948), Antoinette Brown Blackwell (1825), C. I. Lewis (1883), Roderick Chisholm (1916), Stanley Fish (1938), and Michael Novak (1933).