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Eubulides of Miletus (Ancient Greek: Εὐβουλίδης; fl. 4th century BCE) was a philosopher of the Megarian school, and a pupil of Euclid of Megara. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eubulides has received more than 85,293 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Eubulides is the 418th most popular philosopher (up from 452nd in 2019), the 386th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 407th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Turkish Philosopher.

Eubulides is most famous for his paradoxes, which were a series of statements that seemed contradictory but were in fact true.

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Among philosophers, Eubulides ranks 418 out of 1,089Before him are Nelson Goodman, Siger of Brabant, Nicephorus Gregoras, Étienne Gilson, Lucilio Vanini, and Archelaus. After him are Francis Hutcheson, Norberto Bobbio, Ernesto Laclau, John Philoponus, Günther Anders, and Paul Natorp.

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Among people born in 500 BC, Eubulides ranks 27Before him are Ajatashatru, Polygnotus, Fan Li, Alcamenes, Parysatis, and Archelaus. After him are Cleombrotus I, Pleistoanax, Amyntas II of Macedon, Cratinus, Agatharchus, and Parrhasius. Among people deceased in 400 BC, Eubulides ranks 11Before him are Thaïs, Leochares, Alcamenes, Teos of Egypt, Parysatis, and Ctesias. After him are Phaedo of Elis, Cephisodotus the Elder, Gan De, Perictione, Antalcidas, and Cebes.

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Among people born in Turkey, Eubulides ranks 386 out of 1,128Before him are Yılmaz Güney (1937), Ctesias (-440), Nicomedes IV of Bithynia (-200), Archelaus (-500), Maathorneferure (-1250), and İbrahim Tatlıses (1952). After him are Andriscus (-185), Aristophanes of Byzantium (-257), Anna Porphyrogenita (963), Mammes of Caesarea (259), Tarasios of Constantinople (730), and Arshile Gorky (1904).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Eubulides ranks 29Before him are Thrasymachus (-459), Heraclides Ponticus (-385), Strato of Lampsacus (-335), Gennadius Scholarius (1400), Nicephorus Gregoras (1295), and Archelaus (-500). After him are George Pachymeres (1242), Crates of Mallus (-200), Themistius (317), Diogenes of Oenoanda (200), Manuel Chrysoloras (1355), and Metrodorus of Lampsacus (-331).