Juan Luis Vives

1492 - 1540

Juan Luis Vives

Juan Luis Vives March (Latin: Ioannes Lodovicus Vives; Catalan: Joan Lluís Vives i March; Dutch: Jan Ludovicus Vives; 6 March 1493 – 6 May 1540) was a Spanish (Valencian) scholar and Renaissance humanist who spent most of his adult life in the Southern Netherlands. His beliefs on the soul, insight into early medical practice, and perspective on emotions, memory and learning earned him the title of the "father" of modern psychology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juan Luis Vives has received more than 122,366 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 340th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Juan Luis Vives ranks 338 out of 1,005Before him are Giovanni Gentile, Alfred Schütz, Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi, Edgar Morin, Henri Lefebvre, and Moses Hess. After him are Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi, Francisco Suárez, Jacques Rancière, Han Yu, Crates of Thebes, and Otto Neurath.

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Among people born in 1492, Juan Luis Vives ranks 5Before him are Marguerite de Navarre, Pietro Aretino, Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, and Antonio Pigafetta. After him are Bernal Díaz del Castillo, Andrea Alciato, Elizabeth Tudor, and Adam Ries. Among people deceased in 1540, Juan Luis Vives ranks 6Before him are John Zápolya, Parmigianino, Rosso Fiorentino, Angela Merici, and Thomas Cromwell. After him are Francesco Guicciardini, Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Tristão da Cunha, Guillaume Budé, Tomé Pires, and Joos van Cleve.

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Among people born in Spain, Juan Luis Vives ranks 239 out of 1,895Before him are Mariano Rajoy (1955), Sancho IV of Castile (1258), Abraham Abulafia (1240), Fernando Rey (1917), Reccared I (510), and Francis, Duke of Cádiz (1822). After him are Francisco Suárez (1548), Rafael Nadal (1986), Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1402), Joan Enric Vives Sicília (1949), Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (1488), and Iker Casillas (1981).


Among philosophers born in Spain, Juan Luis Vives ranks 13Before him are Solomon ibn Gabirol (1021), Ibn Tufail (1110), Baltasar Gracián (1601), Miguel de Unamuno (1864), Arnaldus de Villa Nova (1240), and Abraham ibn Ezra (1089). After him are Francisco Suárez (1548), Francisco de Vitoria (1483), George Santayana (1863), Nachmanides (1194), Pompeia Plotina (65), and Hasdai Crescas (1340).

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