Francis Hutcheson

1694 - 1746

Francis Hutcheson

Francis Hutcheson (; 8 August 1694 – 8 August 1746) was a philosopher born in Ulster to a family of Scottish Presbyterians who became known as one of the founding fathers of the Scottish Enlightenment. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis Hutcheson has received more than 14,850 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 439th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Francis Hutcheson ranks 437 out of 1,005Before him are Damascius, Maine de Biran, Francisco Ferrer, Ban Zhao, Gaetano Mosca, and Adolf von Harnack. After him are Karl-Otto Apel, Ernest Gellner, Berengar of Tours, Henri-Frédéric Amiel, Brunetto Latini, and Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda.

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Among people born in 1694, Francis Hutcheson ranks 6Before him are Voltaire, Yeongjo of Joseon, François Quesnay, Leonardo Leo, and Louis-Claude Daquin. After him are Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Paul of the Cross, Georg Brandt, Theodore of Corsica, Henry Pelham, and Hermann Samuel Reimarus. Among people deceased in 1746, Francis Hutcheson ranks 6Before him are Philip V of Spain, Christian VI of Denmark, Colin Maclaurin, Anna Leopoldovna, and Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain. After him are Domenico Alberti, Georg Wilhelm Steller, and Nicolas de Largillière.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Francis Hutcheson ranks 844 out of 5,347Before him are James Anderson (1680), Judith of Flanders (844), Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (1982), Kenny Dalglish (1951), Norman Angell (1872), and Elizabeth Gaskell (1810). After him are Guthrum (830), James Gregory (1638), Matthew Lewis (1775), Bill Wyman (1936), Tom Wilkinson (1948), and Colin Chapman (1928).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United Kingdom

Among philosophers born in United Kingdom, Francis Hutcheson ranks 26Before him are J. L. Austin (1911), E. H. Carr (1892), H. L. A. Hart (1907), Paul Grice (1913), John of Salisbury (1110), and Thomas Reid (1710). After him are Alasdair MacIntyre (1929), A. J. Ayer (1910), Alan Watts (1915), Robert Fludd (1574), Adam Ferguson (1723), and David Hartley (1705).