R. M. Hare

1919 - 2002

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Richard Mervyn Hare (1919–2002), usually cited as R. M. Hare, was an English moral philosopher who held the post of White's Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Oxford from 1966 until 1983. He subsequently taught for a number of years at the University of Florida. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of R. M. Hare has received more than 183,644 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). R. M. Hare is the 956th most popular philosopher (up from 962nd in 2019), the 2,746th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,189th in 2019) and the 65th most popular British Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, R. M. Hare ranks 956 out of 1,089Before him are Asclepigenia, Northrop Frye, Guillaume Faye, Sedulius Scottus, Ram Dass, and Aedesia. After him are Peter Lamborn Wilson, Carole Pateman, Ivan Merz, Tariq Ramadan, Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski, and Michael Oakeshott.

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Among people born in 1919, R. M. Hare ranks 190Before him are Lawrence Tierney, Mustai Karim, Hans Hass, Maria Lassnig, John Ljunggren, and Irmgard Seefried. After him are Paavo Aaltonen, Rie Mastenbroek, Nilla Pizzi, Eva Gabor, Franco Rossi, and Carole Landis. Among people deceased in 2002, R. M. Hare ranks 166Before him are Tita Merello, Lawrence Tierney, Alan Lomax, Chaim Potok, William Luther Pierce, and Reginald Rose. After him are Rudolf Augstein, George Sidney, Raoul Diagne, John Cocke, Lance Macklin, and Arne Selmosson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, R. M. Hare ranks 2,746 out of 6,924Before him are Freddie Jones (1927), Christopher Priest (1943), Anna Russell (1807), Henrietta Godolphin, 2nd Duchess of Marlborough (1681), Christina Pickles (1935), and Cynegils (575). After him are David Wilkie (1785), Ceol of Wessex (600), James Nasmyth (1808), Sergey Kapitsa (1928), Rowland Hill (1795), and Tom Finney (1922).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United Kingdom

Among philosophers born in United Kingdom, R. M. Hare ranks 65Before him are J. M. E. McTaggart (1866), John Hick (1922), Richard Swinburne (1934), Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke (1678), John Peckham (1227), and John Scott Haldane (1860). After him are Carole Pateman (1940), Michael Oakeshott (1901), James Dunn (1939), Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet (1788), Martin Lings (1909), and Richard Price (1723).