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David Ray Griffin

1939 - 2022

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David Ray Griffin (August 8, 1939 – November 2022) was an American professor of philosophy of religion and theology and a 9/11 conspiracy theorist. Along with John B. Cobb, Jr., he founded the Center for Process Studies in 1973, a research center of Claremont School of Theology that promotes process thought. Griffin published numerous books about the September 11 attacks, claiming that elements of the Bush administration were involved. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Ray Griffin has received more than 276,838 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. David Ray Griffin is the 1,091st most popular philosopher (down from 1,010th in 2019), the 6,811th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,142nd in 2019) and the 59th most popular American Philosopher.

David Ray Griffin is a prominent American philosopher and theologian who is best known for his work on 9/11 conspiracy theories. He has written several books and articles that question the official story of the events surrounding the 9/11 attacks and argue for an alternative explanation.

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Among philosophers, David Ray Griffin ranks 1,091 out of 1,081Before him are Thomas Sebeok, Uku Masing, Hermann Gunkel, Josiah Royce, Luciano Floridi, and Dariush Shayegan. After him are Lucien Sève, Max Bense, Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde, Cleopatra the Alchemist, David Chalmers, and Jaegwon Kim.

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Among people born in 1939, David Ray Griffin ranks 366Before him are Conny Andersson, Chris Craft, Sandro Lopopolo, Sushil Koirala, John Pilger, and Hugh Masekela. After him are Alessandra Panaro, Shu Kamo, Barney McKenna, Fred Schepisi, Jean-Claude Gaudin, and Mike Farrell. Among people deceased in 2022, David Ray Griffin ranks 301Before him are Aleksandr Gorshkov, Yoshio Kikugawa, Georgi Atanasov, John Landy, Lygia Fagundes Telles, and Rex Cawley. After him are Bernd Bransch, Ken Starr, Regimantas Adomaitis, Franco Frattini, Rafael Chimishkyan, and Henry Lincoln.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Ray Griffin ranks 6,811 out of 18,182Before him are Telma Hopkins (1948), C. Gordon Fullerton (1936), Annie Easley (1933), Judy Greer (1975), Julia Ward Howe (1819), and Daniel Pearl (1963). After him are Louis Clarke (1901), Akebono Tarō (1969), Joanna Russ (1937), Will Wright (1960), Helene Madison (1913), and Charles P. Kindleberger (1910).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, David Ray Griffin ranks 59Before him are Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (1787), Richard Posner (1939), Sandra Harding (1935), Amina Wadud (1952), John Shelby Spong (1931), and Josiah Royce (1855). After him are Francis Parker Yockey (1917), Gary L. Francione (1954), Pat Robertson (1930), Paul Kurtz (1925), William Chittick (1943), and James Burnham (1905).