PHILOSOPHER

Kitaro Nishida

1870 - 1945

Kitaro Nishida

Kitarō Nishida (西田 幾多郎, Nishida Kitarō, May 19, 1870 – June 7, 1945) was a prominent Japanese philosopher, founder of what has been called the Kyoto School of philosophy. He graduated from the University of Tokyo during the Meiji period in 1894 with a degree in philosophy. He was named professor of the Fourth Higher School in Ishikawa Prefecture in 1899 and later became professor of philosophy at Kyoto University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kitaro Nishida has received more than 131,055 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 679th most popular philosopher.

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Kitaro Nishida ranks 677 out of 1,005Before him are Georges Politzer, Johannes Sturm, Calcidius, Joseph Albo, Abhinavagupta, and Polemon. After him are Yang Xiong, James Mark Baldwin, Jakob Lorber, Hermann von Keyserling, Albert of Saxony, and Nikephoros Blemmydes.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1870, Kitaro Nishida ranks 59Before him are Leonid Krasin, Guillaume Lekeu, Marianne Weber, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel, Gustav Landauer, and Vladimir Purishkevich. After him are Mbah Gotho, François Georges-Picot, Michael Rostovtzeff, Friedrich Karl Arnold Schwassmann, Géza Maróczy, and Georges Claude. Among people deceased in 1945, Kitaro Nishida ranks 136Before him are Gustav Flatow, Wilhelm Rediess, Seiichi Itō, Halid Ziya Uşaklıgil, Dwight F. Davis, and André Tardieu. After him are Leonid Pasternak, Duy Tân, Gerhard Gentzen, Ludwig Müller, Leonardo Conti, and Jambyl Jabayev.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Kitaro Nishida ranks 556 out of 3,113Before him are Ogata Kōrin (1658), Hidetoshi Nakata (1977), Eiji Tsuburaya (1901), Fusajiro Yamauchi (1859), Mitsuo Kamata (1937), and Yoshida Kenkō (1283). After him are Emperor En'yū (959), Takahashi Korekiyo (1854), Hitoshi Imamura (1886), Shinichi Suzuki (1898), Eizo Yuguchi (1945), and Sessue Hayakawa (1886).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Japan

Among philosophers born in Japan, Kitaro Nishida ranks 4Before him are Fukuzawa Yukichi (1835), Masanobu Fukuoka (1913), and Daisaku Ikeda (1928). After him are Hakuin Ekaku (1686), Motoori Norinaga (1730), Arai Hakuseki (1657), and Ogyū Sorai (1666).

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