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David Benatar

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David Benatar (born 8 December 1966) is a South African philosopher, academic, and author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Benatar has received more than 573,604 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. David Benatar is the 1,167th most popular philosopher, the 178th most popular biography from South Africa and the 2nd most popular South African Philosopher.

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  • 570k

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  • 40.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among philosophers, David Benatar ranks 1,167 out of 1,081Before him are Roderick Chisholm, Mary Midgley, Wendy Brown, Stanley Fish, Michael Novak, and Cornel West. After him are Peter Kreeft, Nick Land, James Dunn, Dugald Stewart, Leonard Peikoff, and Yuval Steinitz.

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Among people born in 1966, David Benatar ranks 371Before him are Benito Archundia, Sabine Moussier, Fred Armisen, Dadullah, Chai Ling, and Valdas Ivanauskas. After him are Nikola Jurčević, Maria Furtwängler, Dimitri Konyshev, Lena Philipsson, Ljubčo Georgievski, and Stéphane Demol.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, David Benatar ranks 178 out of 374Before him are Antjie Krog (1952), Joan Harrison (1935), Doug Serrurier (1920), Wendy Beckett (1930), Austin Stevens (1950), and Mike Melvill (1940). After him are Albertina Sisulu (1918), Govan Mbeki (1910), Richard Goldstone (1938), Benni McCarthy (1977), Desiré Wilson (1953), and Lawrence Stevens (1913).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In South Africa

Among philosophers born in South Africa, David Benatar ranks 2Before him are John McDowell (1942).

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