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Karl Marx

Big Idea; class struggle, means of production, proletariat

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Friedrich Engels

Big Idea; alienation & exploitation of workers

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Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Quotes; “Give me one generation of youth and I’ll transform the world”

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Sigmund Freud

Quote; “unexpressed emotion will never die, they will arise later in an ugly manner”

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Carl Gustav Jung

Big Idea; self (master archetype) is fully realized in death,

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John Maynard Keynes

Big Idea; Keynesian economics; government boost short term demand through public spending

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Soren Kierkegaard

Big Idea; philosophy (history of ideas) hasn’t taken into account the human condition (choice)

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Friedrich Nietzsche

Quote; “The Man of Virtue helps the unfortunate not out of pity but by an urge which is begotten by excess of power”

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Martin Heidegger

Quote; “tell me how you read and I’ll tell you who you are”

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Jean Paul Sartre

Quote; “it is up to the individual to choose the life they think is best”

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Albert Camus

Remembered for; human existence is absurd

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Simone de Beauvoir

Big Idea; gender is a social construct

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Gottlob Frege

Quote; “the meaning of a word must be determined by the context of the sentence”

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Ferdinand de Saussure

Quote; “without language thought is an unchartered nebula”

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Bertrand Russell

Quote; “I’ll never die for my beliefs, I might be wrong”

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Ludwig Wittgenstein

Quote; “The limits of my language are the limits of my world”

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George Edward Moore

Big Idea; analytical philosophy, Moore’s paradox; it will rain, but I don’t believe that it will.”

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Moritz Schlick

Quote; "the philosophical activity of rendering significant is thus the alpha and omega of all scientific knowledge".

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Lev Vygotsky

Big Idea; acquisition of new knowledge is dependant of previous learning

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Rudolph Carnap

Big Idea; an approach that sought to legitimize philosophical discourse on a basis shared with the best examples of empirical sciences

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Alfred Tarski

Big Idea; truth is the property of sentences

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J. L. Austin

Big Idea; tri-fold use of words

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Gilbert Ryle

Big Idea; “ghost in the machine”

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Avram Noam Chomsky

Quote; “mass education was designed to turn farmers into docile/passive tools of production”

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Claude Levi

Quote; “how are we to explain the fact that myths are so similar worldwide"

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Michel Foucault

Big Idea; what is the relationship between power and knowledge

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Jacques Derrida

Remembered for; he can be neither author nor authority of his own work

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Emile Durkheim

Big Idea; “the cult of the individual”

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Albert Einstein

Big Idea; time is relative to the individual

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Karl Popper

Big Idea; scientific theories should always be subject to falsification, be aware of how your hypothesis can be deconstructed