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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 250,750 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Tom Regan is the 506th most popular philosopher (up from 558th in 2019), the 1,702nd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,899th in 2019) and the 15th most popular American Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Tom Regan ranks 506 out of 1,081Before him are Émile Chartier, Yan Hui, Theodorus the Atheist, Kenneth Waltz, Thomas Nagel, and Axel Honneth. After him are Bion of Borysthenes, A. J. Ayer, Hasdai Crescas, Murray Bookchin, Hans Vaihinger, and Zeno of Sidon.

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Among people born in 1938, Tom Regan ranks 92Before him are Enrico Macias, Roland Topor, Jerry West, Olga Szabó-Orbán, Giuliano Amato, and Joyce Carol Oates. After him are Fela Kuti, Juliet Anderson, Josef Koudelka, Taha Yassin Ramadan, Leonardo Boff, and Karin Dor. Among people deceased in 2017, Tom Regan ranks 85Before him are Elsa Martinelli, Anita Pallenberg, Nicolai Gedda, John G. Avildsen, Peter Mansfield, and Zhou Youguang. After him are Karin Dor, Colin Dexter, Anne Wiazemsky, Kim Jong-nam, Paolo Villaggio, and Tobe Hooper.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Regan ranks 1,702 out of 18,182Before him are Richard Serra (1939), John Backus (1924), Charles Mingus (1922), Samuel R. Delany (1942), Robert E. Park (1864), and Michael Dudikoff (1954). After him are Charles Eames (1907), James Oliver Curwood (1878), Thomas Haden Church (1960), Wilbur Scoville (1865), Jessye Norman (1945), and Richard Jenkins (1947).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Tom Regan ranks 15Before him are Judith Butler (1956), Ronald Dworkin (1931), Willard Van Orman Quine (1908), Nelson Goodman (1906), Martha Nussbaum (1947), and Kenneth Waltz (1924). After him are Murray Bookchin (1921), Saul Kripke (1940), Arthur Danto (1924), Charles W. Morris (1903), Jonathan Edwards (1703), and Reinhold Niebuhr (1892).