Michael Ruse

1940 - Today

Michael Ruse

Michael Ruse (born 21 June 1940) is a British-born Canadian philosopher of science who specializes in the philosophy of biology and works on the relationship between science and religion, the creation–evolution controversy, and the demarcation problem within science. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Ruse has received more than 120,312 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 967th most popular philosopher.

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  • 120k

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  • 43.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among philosophers, Michael Ruse ranks 965 out of 1,005Before him are Hector Boece, Paul Kurtz, Hermann Gunkel, Bharadwaja, Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet, and R. M. Hare. After him are Jaegwon Kim, Bas van Fraassen, Stanley Jaki, David Chalmers, Sandra Harding, and Volker Zotz.

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Among people born in 1940, Michael Ruse ranks 314Before him are Alex Trebek, Richard Marcinko, Whitney Smith, James Brady, Manuel Esquivel, and Johnny Nash. After him are Berit Mørdre, Russell Banks, Anita Bryant, Jimmy Ellis, Luke Kelly, and Joe Torre.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Ruse ranks 3,207 out of 5,347Before him are Benjamin Robins (1707), Hugh Falconer (1808), Sam Riley (1980), Jenny Agutter (1952), Ed Skrein (1983), and Michael Crawford (1942). After him are Janet McTeer (1961), Anna Massey (1937), Jeremy Northam (1961), Beryl Markham (1902), Aynsley Dunbar (1946), and John Masefield (1878).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United Kingdom

Among philosophers born in United Kingdom, Michael Ruse ranks 72Before him are Ralph Cudworth (1617), J. J. C. Smart (1920), Richard Price (1723), Hector Boece (1465), Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet (1788), and R. M. Hare (1919). After him are John Gray (1948), Susan Haack (1945), Simon Blackburn (1944), Alister McGrath (1953), Kwame Anthony Appiah (1954), and Colin McGinn (1950).