Hans Reichenbach

1891 - 1953

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Hans Reichenbach (September 26, 1891 – April 9, 1953) was a leading philosopher of science, educator, and proponent of logical empiricism. He was influential in the areas of science, education, and of logical empiricism. He founded the Gesellschaft für empirische Philosophie (Society for Empirical Philosophy) in Berlin in 1928, also known as the "Berlin Circle". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Reichenbach has received more than 257,793 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Hans Reichenbach is the 470th most popular philosopher (down from 433rd in 2019), the 1,234th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,131st in 2019) and the 61st most popular German Philosopher.

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Over the past year Hans Reichenbach has had the most page views in the with 37,939 views, followed by Spanish (5,871), and German (5,793). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Chinese (8,248.00%), Armenian (90.83%), and Slovenian (76.40%)


Among philosophers, Hans Reichenbach ranks 470 out of 1,267Before him are Ivan Ilyin, Daniel Dennett, Vincent of Beauvais, George Pachymeres, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, and Jean-Luc Nancy. After him are Hasdai Crescas, Ravidas, P. D. Ouspensky, Ernst Troeltsch, Valentinus, and Aristo of Chios.

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Among people born in 1891, Hans Reichenbach ranks 37Before him are Frank Costello, Michael Chekhov, Antonio Segni, Ole Kirk Christiansen, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, and Alexander Wienerberger. After him are Yevhen Konovalets, Arthur Drewry, Max Amann, Moïse Kisling, Michael Polanyi, and Otto Rasch. Among people deceased in 1953, Hans Reichenbach ranks 31Before him are Dylan Thomas, Ernst Zermelo, Lionel Logue, Vsevolod Pudovkin, Wilhelm Stuckart, and Richard von Mises. After him are Otto Meissner, Tazio Nuvolari, Moïse Kisling, Nobuyuki Abe, Vera Mukhina, and Ludwig Prandtl.

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Among people born in Germany, Hans Reichenbach ranks 1,234 out of 7,253Before him are Carl Schuhmann (1869), Georg von Hertling (1843), Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1851), Otto of Bamberg (1060), Thea von Harbou (1888), and Jack Steinberger (1921). After him are Adolph Wagner (1835), Robert Koldewey (1855), Princess Elisabeth Marie of Bavaria (1874), Konrad Witz (1400), Ulay (1943), and Thomas Müller (1989).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Hans Reichenbach ranks 61Before him are Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach (1775), Peter Sloterdijk (1947), Franz Rosenzweig (1886), Henry Suso (1295), Johannes Althusius (1563), and Paul Natorp (1854). After him are Ernst Troeltsch (1865), Carl Stumpf (1848), Karl-Otto Apel (1922), Hermann Lotze (1817), Karl Löwith (1897), and Annemarie Schimmel (1922).