J. J. C. Smart

1920 - 2012

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John Jamieson Carswell Smart (16 September 1920 – 6 October 2012), was a British-Australian philosopher and was appointed as an Emeritus Professor by the Australian National University. He worked in the fields of metaphysics, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion, and political philosophy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of J. J. C. Smart has received more than 148,537 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). J. J. C. Smart is the 1,161st most popular philosopher (down from 1,053rd in 2019), the 4,786th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,098th in 2019) and the 89th most popular Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, J. J. C. Smart ranks 1,161 out of 1,081Before him are Peter Geach, Alexander Tarasov, Susan Haack, C. I. Lewis, Homi K. Bhabha, and Wahiduddin Khan. After him are Roderick Chisholm, Mary Midgley, Wendy Brown, Stanley Fish, Michael Novak, and Cornel West.

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Among people born in 1920, J. J. C. Smart ranks 362Before him are Hemanta Mukherjee, Edy Reinalter, Dorothy Abbott, Keith Andes, Elliot Richardson, and Kamisese Mara. After him are Jimmy Witherspoon, Shelly Manne, Vera Ralston, Simon Pimenta, John O'Connor, and Joyce King. Among people deceased in 2012, J. J. C. Smart ranks 391Before him are Mike Sparken, Takao Sakurai, Dirk Bach, Mark Midler, Leszek Drogosz, and Manuel Preciado Rebolledo. After him are Vladimir Astapovsky, Robert Hughes, Phyllis Thaxter, Adam Yauch, Nicolaas Govert de Bruijn, and Ronald Stretton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, J. J. C. Smart ranks 4,786 out of 7,765Before him are Ed O'Brien (1968), Simon Sebag Montefiore (1965), Andy McNab (1959), Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark (1983), Samuel Hearne (1745), and Alkmund of Derby (800). After him are Danny Ward (1993), Mark Millar (1969), Peter Doig (1959), John Simon, 1st Viscount Simon (1873), Luke Shaw (1995), and Diana Wynyard (1906).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United Kingdom

Among philosophers born in United Kingdom, J. J. C. Smart ranks 89Before him are Donald Nicol (1923), Mark Fisher (1968), Bernard Bosanquet (1848), C. H. Dodd (1884), Peter Geach (1916), and Susan Haack (1945). After him are Mary Midgley (1919), Nick Land (1962), James Dunn (1939), Dugald Stewart (1753), Mary Warnock, Baroness Warnock (1924), and Richard Crashaw (1612).