459 BC - 399 BC

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Thrasymachus (; Greek: Θρασύμαχος Thrasýmachos; c. 459 – c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thrasymachus has received more than 256,677 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Thrasymachus is the 320th most popular philosopher (up from 367th in 2019), the 294th most popular biography from Turkey and the 23rd most popular Turkish Philosopher.

Thrasymachus is most famous for his argument that justice is the interest of the stronger.

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Among philosophers, Thrasymachus ranks 320 out of 1,089Before him are Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi, Alexander of Aphrodisias, Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi, and Francisco Suárez. After him are Euclid of Megara, Vyasa, Wang Yangming, Justus Lipsius, Arnaldus de Villa Nova, and Martianus Capella.

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Among people born in 459 BC, Thrasymachus ranks 1 Among people deceased in 399 BC, Thrasymachus ranks 3Before him are Socrates and Hippias. After him are Archelaus I of Macedon and Amyrtaeus.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Thrasymachus ranks 294 out of 1,128Before him are Theodoret (393), Cevdet Sunay (1899), Attalus III (-170), Alexander of Aphrodisias (200), Theodore the Studite (759), and Andranik (1865). After him are Papias of Hierapolis (70), Antiochus VII Sidetes (-159), Evagrius Ponticus (345), Polyxena (null), Ptolemy Philadelphus (-36), and Zosimus (460).


Among philosophers born in Turkey, Thrasymachus ranks 23Before him are Bias of Priene (-600), Xenocrates (-396), Priscus (410), Gemistus Pletho (1355), Cleanthes (-330), and Alexander of Aphrodisias (200). After him are Heraclides Ponticus (-385), Strato of Lampsacus (-335), Gennadius Scholarius (1400), Nicephorus Gregoras (1295), Archelaus (-500), and Eubulides (-500).