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Rudolf Carnap

1891 - 1970

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Rudolf Carnap (; German: [ˈkaʁnaːp]; 18 May 1891 – 14 September 1970) was a German-language philosopher who was active in Europe before 1935 and in the United States thereafter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolf Carnap has received more than 538,514 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Rudolf Carnap is the 207th most popular philosopher (down from 200th in 2019), the 361st most popular biography from Germany (down from 326th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular German Philosopher.

Rudolf Carnap is most famous for his work on logic and the philosophy of science.

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Among philosophers, Rudolf Carnap ranks 207 out of 1,081Before him are Paulo Freire, Étienne Bonnot de Condillac, Apollonius of Tyana, Gabriel Marcel, Diogenes of Apollonia, and Al-Ash'ari. After him are Jean-François Lyotard, Moses Mendelssohn, Julia Kristeva, Marsilius of Padua, Hasan al-Basri, and Proclus.

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Among people born in 1891, Rudolf Carnap ranks 16Before him are Edith Stein, Nelly Sachs, Henry Miller, Frederick Banting, Pär Lagerkvist, and Walther Bothe. After him are Rafael Trujillo, Otto Dix, Genrikh Yagoda, Helmuth Weidling, Ilya Ehrenburg, and Fritz Todt. Among people deceased in 1970, Rudolf Carnap ranks 24Before him are Paul Celan, François Mauriac, Semyon Timoshenko, Napoleon Hill, Otto Heinrich Warburg, and Shmuel Yosef Agnon. After him are C. V. Raman, Jochen Rindt, Eric Berne, Vladimir Propp, Bruce McLaren, and Heinrich Brüning.

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Among people born in Germany, Rudolf Carnap ranks 361 out of 6,142Before him are Franz Halder (1884), Friedrich Olbricht (1888), Walther Bothe (1891), Johann Friedrich Struensee (1737), Werner Herzog (1942), and Gregor Strasser (1892). After him are Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791), Paul Hausser (1880), Bruno of Cologne (1030), Theodor Heuss (1884), Ferdinand Schörner (1892), and Chlodio (393).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Rudolf Carnap ranks 33Before him are Ferdinand Tönnies (1855), Max Stirner (1806), Carl Schmitt (1888), Max Scheler (1874), Max Horkheimer (1895), and Athanasius Kircher (1602). After him are Moses Mendelssohn (1729), Franz Brentano (1838), Hugh of Saint Victor (1096), Ernst Bloch (1885), Hans Jonas (1903), and Bruno Bauer (1809).