Paul Kurtz

1925 - 2012

Paul Kurtz

Paul Kurtz (December 21, 1925 – October 20, 2012) was a prominent American scientific skeptic and secular humanist. He has been called "the father of secular humanism". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Kurtz has received more than 131,849 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 962nd most popular philosopher.

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among philosophers, Paul Kurtz ranks 960 out of 1,005Before him are J. J. C. Smart, Mary Daly, Richard Price, Patricia Churchland, Luciano Floridi, and Hector Boece. After him are Hermann Gunkel, Bharadwaja, Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet, R. M. Hare, Michael Ruse, and Jaegwon Kim.

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Among people born in 1925, Paul Kurtz ranks 283Before him are James Mellaart, Eugene Garfield, Tony Benn, Evelyn Berezin, Steve Forrest, and John Shepherd-Barron. After him are Brent Scowcroft, Gunther Schuller, Hugh O'Brian, John List, Colette Marchand, and Robert Cormier. Among people deceased in 2012, Paul Kurtz ranks 267Before him are Sergey Nikolsky, François Migault, Paul Shan Kuo-hsi, Lennart Samuelsson, Richard Rodney Bennett, and Anna Schwartz. After him are Jenni Rivera, Ian Abercrombie, Peter Struck, Zig Ziglar, Barney McKenna, and Franz West.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Kurtz ranks 5,952 out of 12,171Before him are Dan Rather (1931), Forrest Smithson (1884), Peter Greene (1965), Wayne Allwine (1947), Linda Perry (1965), and Will Yun Lee (1971). After him are Doug Hutchison (1960), Francis Ford (1881), Bobby Seale (1936), Catherine Oxenberg (1961), Dan Sullivan (1964), and Bebe Daniels (1901).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Paul Kurtz ranks 53Before him are Amos Bronson Alcott (1799), Pat Robertson (1930), David Ray Griffin (1939), William Lane Craig (1949), Josiah Royce (1855), and Mary Daly (1928). After him are Sandra Harding (null), C. I. Lewis (1883), Gary L. Francione (1954), Michael Hardt (1960), Ryan White (1971), and Peter Kreeft (1937).

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