Adi Shankara

Adi Shankara Philosopher

Adi Shankara was one of India’s foremost theologians and Hindu philosophers who lived between 788 AD and 820 AD. He is credited to having propagated “Advaita Vedanta”. The great philosopher travelled widely across the Indian subcontinent propagating his teachings through debates and discourses with like-minded thinkers. Also as mentioned in Brahma Sutra and Upanishads, he …

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Al-Kindi

Al Kindi Philosopher

Al-Kindi is widely considered as the foremost Arabic thinker who lived between 801 AD and 873 AD in Baghdad and Kufa (in modern day Iraq). He was chosen by the Abbasid Caliphs to help translate Greek philosophical and scientific works into Arabic. This was when he came up with a number of original treatises that …

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Aristotle

Aristotle Philosopher

Aristotle was a prominent scientist and philosopher from ancient Greece. He is believed to have lived between 384 BC and 322 BC. The writings of this great philosopher have covered various subjects including ethics, poetry, linguistics, zoology, biology, physics, government, politics, music, theater, etc. His ethics, in addition to being extremely influential, have been a …

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Chanakya

Chanakya Philosopher

Chanakya was a political science and economics professor at Takshashila University. He was also a royal advisor, philosopher and competent teacher of his times. The credit of mentoring Chandragupta Maurya and helping the Mauryan Dynasty to establish their empire too goes to him. Being a prolific proponent of political realism in the country, he is …

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