Harry Frankfurt

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Harry Gordon Frankfurt (born May 29, 1929) is an American philosopher. He is professor emeritus of philosophy at Princeton University, where he taught from 1990 until 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harry Frankfurt has received more than 333,400 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Harry Frankfurt is the 991st most popular philosopher (up from 997th in 2019), the 4,967th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,769th in 2019) and the 46th most popular Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Harry Frankfurt ranks 991 out of 1,081Before him are Mary Daly, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Ernest Nagel, Friedrich Paulsen, Bernard Stiegler, and Abdolkarim Soroush. After him are Persaeus, Amos Bronson Alcott, Guillaume Faye, Carole Pateman, Idomeneus of Lampsacus, and Sedulius Scottus.

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Among people born in 1929, Harry Frankfurt ranks 270Before him are József Tóth, Barry Harris, Carlo Ubbiali, John Osborne, Vija Artmane, and Karin Lindberg. After him are Jimmy Cobb, Henri Pousseur, Francesco Alberoni, Jürgen Ehlers, Michael Harner, and Prahlad Jani.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harry Frankfurt ranks 4,967 out of 18,182Before him are Henry Adams (1838), Jimmy Fallon (1974), Kathryn Morris (1969), Dr. John (1941), Richard C. Sarafian (1930), and Sue Grafton (1940). After him are John C. Frémont (1813), Hedda Hopper (1885), Alice Pike Barney (1857), Gloria Vanderbilt (1924), Sam Jaffe (1891), and Richard Carpenter (1946).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Harry Frankfurt ranks 46Before him are Lysander Spooner (1808), Peter Lamborn Wilson (1945), Wilfrid Sellars (1912), Susan George (1934), Ram Dass (1931), and Mary Daly (1928). After him are Amos Bronson Alcott (1799), Stanley Cavell (1926), Barrington Moore Jr. (1913), Allan Bloom (1930), Hubert Dreyfus (1929), and William Lane Craig (1949).