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Zou Yan

305 BC - 240 BC

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Zou Yan (; 305 BC – 240 BC) was a Chinese Warring States-era philosopher and spiritual writer best known as the representative thinker of the Yin and Yang School (or School of Naturalists) during the Hundred Schools of Thought era in Chinese philosophy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zou Yan has received more than 93,892 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Zou Yan is the 519th most popular philosopher (up from 567th in 2019).

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among philosophers, Zou Yan ranks 519 out of 1,081Before her are Harriet Taylor Mill, Victor Cousin, Vasishtha, Liu Bowen, André Gorz, and Gaius Musonius Rufus. After her are Karl Korsch, Guillaume Budé, Antony Flew, Saul Kripke, Carl Stumpf, and Arthur Danto.

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Among people born in 305 BC, Zou Yan ranks 2Before her is Arsinoe I. After her is Abdalonymus. Among people deceased in 240 BC, Zou Yan ranks 5Before her are Euclid, Callimachus, Arcesilaus, and Aratus. After her is Posidippus.

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