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ancient
thales
herodotus 
thucydides 
socrates 
plato
aristotle
epicurus
seneca
marcus aurelius

medieval
augustine
boethius
ibn sina
peter abelard
ibn rushd
maimonides
thomas aquinas
john duns scotus
william of ockham

renaissance
erasmus
machiavelli
thomas more
martin luther
francisco vitoria
john calvin
jean bodin
michel de montaigne
francisco suarez

17th century
francis bacon
hugo grotius
thomas hobbes
rene descartes
james harrington
blaise pascal
samuel pufendorf
baruch spinoza
john locke
g. w. liebniz

18th century
giambattista vico
george berkeley
montesquieu
voltaire
francis hutcheson
thomas reid
david hume
jean-jacques rousseau
adam smith
adam ferguson
immanuel kant
edmund burke
joseph priestly
edward gibbon
thomas paine
thomas jefferson
marquis de condorcet
johann gottfried herder
jeremy bentham
james madison
joseph de maistre
william godwin
mary wollstonecraft
johann gottlieb fichte
thomas malthus

19th century
claude henri
de saint-simon
benjamin constant
friedrich schleiermacher
g. w. f. hegel
robert owen
david ricardo
friedrich schelling
william hazlitt
arthur schopenhauer
john austin
thomas carlyle
leopold von ranke
auguste comte
frederic bastiat
harriet martineau
ralph waldo emerson
ludwig feuerbach
alexis de tocqueville
max stirner
john stuart mill
lysander spooner
charles darwin
pierre-joseph proudhon
alexander herzen
soren kierkegaard
mikhail bakunin
henry david thoreau
jacob burckhardt
karl marx
friedrich engels
herbert spencer
henry maine
t. h. huxley
wilhelm dilthey
t. h. green
ernst mach
franz brentano
henry sidgwick
c. s. pierce
henry george
carl menger
william james
peter kropotkin
friedrich nietzsche
f. h. bradley
f. w. maitland
georges sorel
vilfredo pareto
bernard bosanquet
gottlob frege
eduard bernstein
errico malatesta
karl kautsky
josiah royce
ferdinand tonnies

20th century
sigmund freud
f. w. taylor
thorstein veblen
ferdinand de saussure
emile durkheim
franz boas
gaetano mosca
george simmel
graham wallas
henri bergson
edmund husserl
john dewey
alfred north
whitehead
otto hintze 
george herbert mead
george santayana
miguel de unamuno
max weber
john mctaggart
w. e. b. dubois
emma goldman
louis hartz
alfred adler
vladimir ilyich lenin
rosa luxemburg
bertrand russell
marcel mauss 
g. e. moore
ernest cassirer
g. k. chesterton
 
20th century (cont.)
charles a. beard
carl jung
roberto michels
martin buber
leon trotsky
albert jay nock
oswald spengler
r. h. tawney
a. r. radcliffe-brown
hans kelsen
ludwig von mises
jacques maritain
otto neurath
jose ortega y gasset
karl jaspers
john maynard keynes
bronislaw malinowski
arnold brecht
george lukacs
will durant
ernst bloch
benedetto croce
karl polanyi
paul tillich
karl barth
marc bloch
ruth benedict
c. d. broad 
carl schmitt
melanie klein 
pierre teilhard
de chardin
gabriel marcel
arnold toynbee
r. g. collingwood
martin heidegger
ludwig wittgenstein
kurt lewin
rudolf carnap
michael polanyi
antonio gramsci
reinhold niebuhr
e. h. carr
walter benjamin
karl mannheim
harold laski
joseph schumpeter
henry hazlitt
max horkheimer
mikhail bakhtin
lewis mumford 
jean piaget
georges bataille
norbert elias
herbert marcuse
gunnar myrdal
xavier zubiri
c. s. lewis
friedrich hayek
alfred schutz
leo strauss
franz neumann
gilbert ryle
hans-georg gadamer
herbert blumer
erich fromm
c. l. r. james
michael oakeshott
eric voegelin
ernest nagel
margaret mead
jacques lacan
erik erikson
e. e. pritchard
karl popper
fernand braudel
sidney hook
harold lasswell
alexandre kojeve
lon fuller
talcott parsons
hans jonas
bertrand de jouvenel
theodor adorno
b. f. skinner
hans morgenthau
george kennan
jean-paul sartre
raymond aron
carl hempel
hannah arendt
emmanuel levinas
j. roland pennock
nelson goodman
h. l. a. hart
w. v. o. quine
paul freund
simone de beauvoir
claude levi-strauss
maurice merleau-ponty
abraham maslow
isaiah berlin
simone weil
a. j. ayer
richard brandt
j. l. austin
e. f. schumacher
marshall mcluhan
john plamenatz
karl deutsch
wilfrid sellars
carl friedrich
paul ricoeur
barrington moore
robert nisbet
stuart hampshire
peter laslett
c. b. macpherson
c. wright mills
richard hofstadter
sebastian de grazia
louis althusser
russell kirk
r. m. hare
g. e. m. anscombe
john harsanyi
john rawls
william riker
raymond williams
imre lakatos
thomas kuhn
cornelius castoriadis
harry eckstein
paul feyerabend
jean-francois lyotard 
frantz fanon
ernest gellner
gilles deleuze
stanley cavell
murray rothbard
ivan illich
peter winch
michel foucault
niklas luhmann
judith shklar
bernard williams
jean baudrillard
allan bloom
felix guattari
pierre bourdieu 
nicos poulantzas 
robert nozick
gabriel almond
norberto bobbio
stuart hampshire
robert heilbroner
 paul hirst
alberto melucci
susan m. okin
andre gunder frank
joel feinberg
jacques derrida
donald davidson
edward said
alan gewirth

bruce ackerman
jeffrey alexander
danielle allen
derek allen
benedict anderson
elizabeth anderson
perry anderson
karl-otto apel
arjun appadurai
k. anthony appiah
david apter
andrew arato
richard arneson
peri arnold
larry arnhart
stanley aronowitz
kenneth arrow
shlomo avineri
robert axelrod
annette baier
kurt baier
etienne balibar
benjamin barber
bat-ami bar on
marcia baron
brian barry
sandra bartky
jean baudrillard
zygmunt bauman
kenneth baynes
ulrich beck
gary becker
charles beitz
daniel bell
robert bellah
seyla benhabib
peter berger
peter berkowitz
marshall berman
walter berns
richard bernstein
homi bhabha
jagdish bhagwati
roy bhaskar
simon blackburn
susan blackmore
charles blattberg
sissela bok
george borjas
samuel bowles
bernard boxill
geoffrey brennan
david brink
alan brinkley
wendy brown
daniel brudney
hauke brunkhorst
allen buchanan
james buchanan
j. macgregor burns
judith butler
michael byron
cheshire calhoun
craig calhoun
joseph carens
nancy cartwright
manuel castells
stanley cavell
evan charney
ronald chilcote
nancy chodorow
noam chomsky
dennis chong
thomas christiano
patricia churchland
paul churchland
ronald coase
gerald cohen
jean cohen
joshua cohen
david collier
randall collins
rebecca comay
william connolly
drucilla cornell
tyler cowen
simon critchley
joseph cropsey
frank cunningham
robert dahl
fred dallmayr
stephen darwall
partha dasgupta
patrick deneen
daniel dennett
penelope deutscher
larry diamond
joshua foa dienstag
mary dietz
anthony downs
george downs
hubert dreyfus
john dryzek
patrick dunleavy
john dunn
ronald dworkin
david dyzenhaus
terry eagleton
david easton
jean bethke elshtain
jon elster
richard epstein
amitai etzioni
j. peter euben
richard falk
andrew feenberg
leonard feldman
john ferejohn
martin feldstein
john finnis
morris fiorina
stanley fish
james fishkin
richard flathman
jerry fodor
robert fogel
andreas follesdal
eric foner
philippa foot
elizabeth fox-genovese
frances fox-piven
john hope franklin
julian franklin
nancy fraser
michael freeden
samuel freeman
benjamin friedman
david friedman
jeffrey friedman
marilyn friedman
milton friedman
francis fukuyama
james k. galbraith
john kenneth galbraith
william galston
herbert gans
harold garfinkel
moira gatens
henry louis gates
gerald gaus
david gauthier
clifford geertz
robert george
raymond geuss
alan gibbard
 
anthony giddens
michael gillespie
carol gilligan
paul gilroy
benjamin ginsberg
herbert gintis
todd gitlin
nathan glazer
jonathan glover
jeffrey goldfarb
robert goodin
robert gooding-williams
linda gordon
paul gottfried
john gray
a. c. grayling
donald green
kent greenawalt
leslie green
liah greenfeld
john gunnell
amy gutmann
susan haack
jurgen habermas
ian hacking
peter hall
stuart hall
fred halliday

donna haraway

russell hardin
sandra harding
nancy hartsock
sally haslanger
daniel hausman
joseph heath
david held
virginia held
agnes heller
louis henkin
don herzog
gertrude himmelfarb
albert hirschman
nancy hirschmann
eric hobsbawm
stanley hoffman
robert holt
ted honderich
bonnie honig
axel honneth
hans hoppe
vittorio hosle
dick howard
lester hunt
samuel huntington
thomas hurka
john ikenberry
ronald inglehart
russell jacoby
alison jaggar
fredric jameson
christopher jencks
robert jervis
bob jessop
hans joas
robert johansen
chalmers johnson
david johnston
david kahane
daniel kahneman
frances kamm
mark kann
terry karl
george kateb
stanley katz
ira katznelson
michael kazin
john keane
john keegan
john kekes
douglas kellner
paul kennedy
robert keohane
gary king
mark kingwell
janos kis
george klosko
christine korsgaard
leszek kolakowski
stephen krasner
richard kraut
saul kripke
julia kristeva
paul krugman
chandran kukathas
will kymlicka
nicola lacey
ernesto laclau
john ladd
david laitin
deepak lal
lynda lange
charles larmore
elisabeth lasch-quinn
bruno latour
peter lawler
claude lefort
margaret levi
sanford levison
jacob levy
bernard lewis
arend lijphart
mark lilla
charles lindblom
juan linz
seymour martin lipset
alex london
theodore lowi
robert lucas
thomas luckmann
steven lukes
stephen macedo
tibor machan
alasdair macintyre
mahmood mamdani
pierre manent
bernard manin
michael mann
jane mansbridge
harvey mansfield
patchen markell
anthony marx
david mayhew
thomas mccarthy
deirdre mccloskey
kirstie mcclure
jeff mcmahan
christoph menke
robert merton
frank michelman
mary midgley
david miller
fred d. miller, jr.
james miller
margaret moore
kathryn morgan
christopher morris
chantal mouffe
richard mulgan
liam murphy
thomas nagel
jan narveson
walter nicgorski
linda nicholson
pippa norris
douglass north
martha nussbaum
joseph nye
guillermo o'donnell
claus offe
onora o'neill

 
elinor ostrom
anthony padgen
thomas pangle
bhikhu parekh
derek parfit
philippe van parijs
carole pateman
orlando patterson
paul peterson
philip pettit
edmund phelps
anne phillips
stephen pinker
robert pippin
hanna pitkin
j. g. a. pocock
thomas pogge
gianfranco poggi
louis pojman
richard posner
adam przeworski
hilary putnam
robert putnam
douglas rae
antonio rappa
david rasmussen
joseph raz
andrew reeve
david reidy
melvin richter
michael ridge
arthur ripstein
ray rocco
john roemer
joel rogers
richard rorty
pierre rosanvallon
michael rosen
stanley rosen
nancy rosenblum
james rosenau
susanne hoeber rudolph
john ruggie
bruce russett
alan ryan
andrew sable
paul samuelson
michael sandel
saskia sassen
thomas scanlon
elaine scarry
william scheuerman
david schmidtz
philippe schmitter
james scott
joan scott
roger scruton
john searle
amartya sen
richard sennett
russ shafer-landau
ian shapiro
susan shell
kenneth shepsle
george sher
robert shiller
david sidorsky
larry siedentop
peter singer
giulia sissa
quentin skinner
theda skocpol
anthony smith
michael j. smith
rogers smith
steven smith
alan soble
gayatri spivak
thomas spragens
hillel steiner
alfred stepan
james sterba
joseph stiglitz
laura stoker
p. f. strawson
michael stocker
tracy strong
wayne sumner
cass sunstein
lucas swaine
robert talisse
yael tamir
nathan tarcov
sidney tarrow
john tasioulas
charles taylor
michael taylor
leslie paul thiele
dennis thompson
grahame thompson
judith thompson
lester thurow
charles tilly
joan tronto
richard tuck
gordon tullock
james tully
roberto unger
nadia urbinati
miguel vatter
david velleman
sidney verba
maurizio viroli
loic wacquant
jeremy waldron
brian walker
immanuel wallerstein
kenneth waltz
michael walzer
ralph wedgwood
barry weingast
margaret weir
cornel west
hayden white
stephen white
robert williams
james q. wilson
william julius wilson
elizabeth wingrove
susan wolf
alan wolfe
victor wolfenstein
robert paul wolff
richard wolin
sheldon wolin
gordon wood
erik olin wright
robert wuthnow
bernard yack
leland yeager
iris marion young
linda zerilli
slavoj zizek


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