Daniel Dennett

1942 - Today

Daniel Dennett

Daniel Clement Dennett III (born March 28, 1942) is an American philosopher, writer, and cognitive scientist whose research centers on the philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, and philosophy of biology, particularly as those fields relate to evolutionary biology and cognitive science.As of 2017, he is the co-director of the Center for Cognitive Studies and the Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University. Dennett is an atheist and secularist, a member of the Secular Coalition for America advisory board, and a member of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, as well as an outspoken supporter of the Brights movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Dennett has received more than 1,426,479 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 411th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Daniel Dennett ranks 409 out of 1,005Before him are Stilpo, Paul Grice, Gennadius Scholarius, Archelaus, Pompeia Plotina, and Christian Thomasius. After him are Carl Gustav Hempel, Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples, Nicephorus Gregoras, Alain de Lille, John Philoponus, and Phaedo of Elis.

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Among people born in 1942, Daniel Dennett ranks 84Before him are Lee Kun-hee, Tasuku Honjo, Pál Schmitt, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, and Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark. After him are László Sólyom, Conrad Schumann, Sandro Mazzola, Bob Ross, Karen Grassle, and Jacques Dubochet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Daniel Dennett ranks 1,156 out of 12,171Before him are John Foster Dulles (1888), George Akerlof (1940), George Stigler (1911), Sam Walton (1918), Vernon L. Smith (1927), and Red Cloud (1822). After him are Elisha Otis (1811), John G. Avildsen (1935), Edward B. Lewis (1918), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Uma Thurman (1970), and Thomas Burke (1875).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Daniel Dennett ranks 10Before him are Robert Nozick (1938), Hilary Putnam (1926), Anne Sullivan (1866), Judith Butler (1956), Richard Rorty (1931), and Ronald Dworkin (1931). After him are Willard Van Orman Quine (1908), Nelson Goodman (1906), Jonathan Edwards (1703), Jerry Fodor (1935), Mary Parker Follett (1868), and Murray Bookchin (1921).

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