Timon of Phlius

320 BC - 230 BC

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Timon of Phlius ( TY-mən; Ancient Greek: Τίμων ὁ Φλιάσιος, romanized: Tímōn ho Phliásios, gen. Τίμωνος, Tímōnos; c. 320 BC – c. 235 BC) was a Greek Pyrrhonist philosopher, a pupil of Pyrrho, and a celebrated writer of satirical poems called Silloi (Σίλλοι). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Timon of Phlius has received more than 56,089 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Timon of Phlius is the 358th most popular philosopher (up from 363rd in 2019), the 210th most popular biography from Greece (down from 202nd in 2019) and the 31st most popular Greek Philosopher.

Timon of Phlius was a philosopher who lived in the 4th century BC. He was most famous for his cynicism and misanthropy.

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Among philosophers, Timon of Phlius ranks 358 out of 1,089Before him are Han Yu, Richard Rorty, Antoine Arnauld, Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais, Yi I, and Wilhelm Windelband. After him are Francisco de Vitoria, Masanobu Fukuoka, Antonio Negri, Maurice Halbwachs, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, and H. L. A. Hart.

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Among people born in 320 BC, Timon of Phlius ranks 2Before him is Bindusara. After him are Lycophron, Meleager, Asclepiades of Samos, Timocharis, Leonidas of Tarentum, and Colotes. Among people deceased in 230 BC, Timon of Phlius ranks 2Before him is Aristarchus of Samos. After him are Diodotus I and Agron.

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Among people born in Greece, Timon of Phlius ranks 210 out of 855Before him are Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark (1903), Exekias (-501), Erasistratus (-303), Alexander I of Epirus (-362), Georgios Papanikolaou (1883), and Quintus Curtius Rufus (41). After him are Antiochus V Eupator (-173), Demaratus (-600), Andreas Papandreou (1919), Agathon (-448), Pausanias of Sparta (null), and Calchas (null).


Among philosophers born in Greece, Timon of Phlius ranks 31Before him are Panaetius (-185), Pherecydes of Syros (-580), Aenesidemus (-80), Andronicus of Rhodes (-100), Euclid of Megara (-435), and Crates of Thebes (-365). After him are Cleobulus (-590), Stilpo (-359), Hipparchia of Maroneia (-350), Phaedo of Elis (-401), Plutarch of Athens (350), and Eudemus of Rhodes (-370).