Patricia Churchland

1943 - Today

Patricia Churchland

Patricia Smith Churchland (born 16 July 1943) is a Canadian-American analytic philosopher noted for her contributions to neurophilosophy and the philosophy of mind. She is UC President's Professor of Philosophy Emerita at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), where she has taught since 1984. She has also held an adjunct professorship at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies since 1989. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patricia Churchland has received more than 182,832 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 959th most popular philosopher.

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  • 21

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  • 3.02

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Among philosophers, Patricia Churchland ranks 957 out of 1,005Before her are Josiah Royce, Martin Lings, Thomas Sebeok, J. J. C. Smart, Mary Daly, and Richard Price. After her are Luciano Floridi, Hector Boece, Paul Kurtz, Hermann Gunkel, Bharadwaja, and Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet.

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Among people born in 1943, Patricia Churchland ranks 345Before her are Boediono, Brian Hyland, Lyudmila Bragina, Christopher Cazenove, Patrick D'Rozario, and Niles Eldredge. After her are Oleg Vidov, Butler Lampson, Roger Kolo, Michael Stonebraker, François Mazet, and Peter Sinfield.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Patricia Churchland ranks 313 out of 840Before her are The Weeknd (1990), Henry Czerny (1959), Pat Patterson (1941), Mario Lemieux (1965), Victor Jory (1902), and George Orton (null). After her are Bob Ezrin (1949), Megan Follows (1968), Alex Trebek (1940), Emily VanCamp (1986), Michel Tremblay (1942), and Duncan McNaughton (1910).


Among philosophers born in Canada, Patricia Churchland ranks 8Before her are Charles Taylor (1931), Jean Vanier (1928), Ian Stevenson (1918), Ian Hacking (1936), Northrop Frye (1912), and G. A. Cohen (1941). After her are Will Kymlicka (1962).

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