Roderick Chisholm

1916 - 1999

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Roderick Milton Chisholm (; November 27, 1916 – January 19, 1999) was an American philosopher known for his work on epistemology, metaphysics, free will, value theory, and the philosophy of perception. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roderick Chisholm has received more than 153,662 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Roderick Chisholm is the 1,223rd most popular philosopher (down from 1,138th in 2019), the 9,943rd most popular biography from United States (up from 9,957th in 2019) and the 79th most popular American Philosopher.

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Over the past year Roderick Chisholm has had the most page views in the with 20,704 views, followed by Chinese (1,610), and Spanish (1,449). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Icelandic (86.72%), Finnish (45.65%), and Czech (44.78%)


Among philosophers, Roderick Chisholm ranks 1,223 out of 1,267Before him are C. H. Dodd, Ralph Barton Perry, Mary Midgley, Nick Land, Catherine Malabou, and Charles Hartshorne. After him are Michael Novak, Ryan White, Peter Geach, Antoinette Brown Blackwell, Richard David Precht, and C. I. Lewis.

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Among people born in 1916, Roderick Chisholm ranks 278Before him are George Montgomery, Spark Matsunaga, Richard K. Guy, Shobhna Samarth, Jeannette Campbell, and Marie Wilson. After him are Peter Geach, Rupert Davies, Lalita Pawar, Bohumil Modrý, Vivian McGrath, and Clare Dennis. Among people deceased in 1999, Roderick Chisholm ranks 275Before him are Yakov Rylsky, Marie Kraja, Lawrence Stone, Brian Shawe-Taylor, Bailey Olter, and Irving Rapper. After him are Jill Dando, Basil Hume, Man Mohan Adhikari, Jorge Góngora, Thelma Kalama, and Arvo Viitanen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roderick Chisholm ranks 9,943 out of 20,380Before him are Robert F. Overmyer (1936), Marie Wilson (1916), Andrea James (1967), James Chapin (1889), Frank Waller (1884), and Lou Jones (1932). After him are Caroline Aaron (1952), Edward Van Sloan (1882), Oliver Otis Howard (1830), Kenneth Rexroth (1905), Patricia Belcher (1954), and William Fields (1929).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Roderick Chisholm ranks 79Before him are R. C. Sproul (1939), Patricia Hill Collins (1948), Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (1787), David Ray Griffin (1939), Ralph Barton Perry (1876), and Charles Hartshorne (1897). After him are Michael Novak (1933), Ryan White (1971), Antoinette Brown Blackwell (1825), C. I. Lewis (1883), Ruth Barcan Marcus (1921), and Norman Malcolm (1911).