Tom Regan

1938 - 2017

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Tom Regan (; November 28, 1938 – February 17, 2017) was an American philosopher who specialized in animal rights theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Regan has received more than 216,974 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Tom Regan is the 558th most popular philosopher (up from 632nd in 2019), the 1,900th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,108th in 2019) and the 20th most popular American Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Tom Regan ranks 558 out of 1,089Before him are Hermann Lotze, Arthur Danto, Thomas Reid, Zengzi, Aeschines of Sphettus, and R. G. Collingwood. After him are Georges Politzer, Gaius Marius Victorinus, Peter Deunov, Karl Christian Friedrich Krause, Werner Jaeger, and Zhang Daoling.

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Among people born in 1938, Tom Regan ranks 104Before him are Tereza Kesovija, Roland Topor, Giuliano Amato, Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria, Benjamin Mkapa, and Josef Koudelka. After him are Taha Yassin Ramadan, Enrico Macias, Heino, Karin Dor, Seishiro Shimatani, and Nabih Berri. Among people deceased in 2017, Tom Regan ranks 88Before him are Zhou Youguang, Ljubiša Samardžić, Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Robert Hardy, Anita Pallenberg, and Yasuyuki Kuwahara. After him are René Préval, Roger Ailes, Paolo Villaggio, Karin Dor, Bruce McCandless II, and Luis Bacalov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Regan ranks 1,900 out of 15,968Before him are Edward James Olmos (1947), John Edward Williams (1922), Katy Perry (1984), John Turturro (1957), Ellery Harding Clark (1874), and Michael Biehn (1956). After him are Walter Mondale (1928), Bobby McFerrin (1950), Drew Barrymore (1975), Hayden White (1928), Billy Zane (1966), and Daniel Nathans (1928).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Tom Regan ranks 20Before him are Jonathan Edwards (1703), Murray Bookchin (1921), Mary Parker Follett (1868), Martha Nussbaum (1947), Saul Kripke (1940), and Arthur Danto (1924). After him are Jerry Fodor (1935), Reinhold Niebuhr (1892), Charles W. Morris (1903), William Heard Kilpatrick (1871), Michael J. Sandel (1953), and James Mark Baldwin (1861).