Yeshayahu Leibowitz

1903 - 1994

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Yeshayahu Leibowitz (Hebrew: ישעיהו ליבוביץ‎; 29 January 1903 – 18 August 1994) was an Israeli Orthodox Jewish public intellectual and polymath. He was professor of biochemistry, organic chemistry, and neurophysiology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, as well as a prolific writer on Jewish thought and western philosophy. He was known for his outspoken views on ethics, religion, and politics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yeshayahu Leibowitz has received more than 159,627 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Yeshayahu Leibowitz is the 888th most popular philosopher, the 78th most popular biography from Latvia and the 4th most popular Latvian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Yeshayahu Leibowitz ranks 888 out of 1,089Before him are Edmond Privat, Arthur Oncken Lovejoy, Józef Maria Bocheński, Feng Youlan, Georges Florovsky, and Gu Yanwu. After him are Firmin Abauzit, J. M. E. McTaggart, Yajnavalkya, Konstantin Leontiev, Jean Rostand, and Élisabeth Badinter.

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Among people born in 1903, Yeshayahu Leibowitz ranks 149Before him are Barbara Hepworth, Ary Barroso, John Williams, Peppino De Filippo, Anatoly Alexandrov, and Corrado Bafile. After him are Lina Radke, Graham Sutherland, Ernst Wilhelm Bohle, Márton Bukovi, Guillermo Subiabre, and Earl Hines. Among people deceased in 1994, Yeshayahu Leibowitz ranks 150Before him are Frederick Copleston, Anatoly Alexandrov, Aurora Mardiganian, Vitas Gerulaitis, Oldřich Černík, and Stuart Roosa. After him are Giovanni Goria, Mai Zetterling, Nicole Brown Simpson, Roy J. Plunkett, Cyprien Ntaryamira, and Leonid Leonov.

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Among people born in Latvia, Yeshayahu Leibowitz ranks 78 out of 242Before him are Alexander Kovalevsky (1840), Jānis Rudzutaks (1887), Kristjan Jaak Peterson (1801), Karl Davydov (1838), Georg August Schweinfurth (1836), and Elya Baskin (1950). After him are Vitas (1979), Johann Anton Güldenstädt (1745), Juris Hartmanis (1928), Lina Stern (1878), Jacob W. Davis (1831), and Jānis Balodis (1881).


Among philosophers born in Latvia, Yeshayahu Leibowitz ranks 4Before him are Isaiah Berlin (1909), Nicolai Hartmann (1882), and Abraham Isaac Kook (1865). After him are Nikolay Lossky (1870).