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Avicenna or Ibn Sīnā (Persian: ابن سینا; c. 980 – June 1037) was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age. Continue reading Avicenna
Richard Assmann (Anglicized spelling of the German name Richard Aßmann); (13 April 1845 – 28 May 1918) was a German meteorologist and physician who was a native of Magdeburg. He made numerous contributions in high altitude research of the Earth’s atmosphere. He was a pioneer of scientific aeronautics and considered a co-founder of aerology.[ Continue reading Richard Aßmann
Gerolamo (or Girolamo, or Geronimo) Cardano (Italian: [dʒeˈrɔlamo karˈdano]; French: Jérôme Cardan; Latin: Hieronymus Cardanus; 24 September 1501 – 21 September 1576) was an Italian polymath, whose interests and proficiencies ranged from being a mathematician, physician, biologist, physicist, chemist, astrologer, astronomer, philosopher, writer, and gambler. He was one of the most influential mathematicians of the Renaissance, and was one of the key figures in the foundation of probability and the earliest introducer of the binomial coefficients and the binomial theorem in the western world. He wrote more than 200 works on science. Continue reading Gerolamo Cardano
Karl Theodor Jaspers (German: [ˈjaspɐs]; 23 February 1883 – 26 February 1969) was a German-Swiss psychiatrist and philosopher who had a strong influence on modern theology, psychiatry, and philosophy. After being trained in and practicing psychiatry, Jaspers turned to philosophical inquiry and attempted to discover an innovative philosophical system. He was often viewed as a major exponent of existentialism in Germany, though he did not accept this label. Continue reading Karl Jaspers
Georg Hörmann has made many studies and is teacher and head of the pedagogic faculty of Bamberg/Germany. Continue reading Georg Hörmann
Friedrich Joseph Haass (Russian: Фёдор Петрович Гааз, Fyodor Petrovich Gaaz; August 10, 1780 – August 16, 1853) was the “holy doctor of Moscow”. Born in Bad Münstereifel, as a member of Moscow’s governmental prison committee, he spent 25 years until the end of his life to humanize the penal system. During the last nine years before his death he spent all of his assets to run a hospital for homeless people. He died in Moscow. Twenty thousand people attended his funeral at the Vvedenskoye Cemetery. Continue reading Friedrich Joseph Haass
He had studied history and I found a statement citation of him saying the national socialists had forced him
to interrupt his studies….. Continue reading Alexander Mitscherlich
Rainer Erlinger (b. 1965) is a doctor, lawyer and journalist. He’s best known for his weekly “Gewissensfrage” column (“Questions of Conscience”) in the Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, a weekly supplement to the Munich-based Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany’s largest national broadsheet newspaper. In this column, he answers reader-submitted questions about moral issues. Continue reading Rainer Erlinger
Donald von Frankenberg und Ludwigsdorff was born in Stuttgart in 1951.He derives from an old needle gender and is son of the racer Richard von Frankenberg with Edith Neumann.He studied philosophy and history and medicine which he practised since 1982. From 1993 on he studied graphics and arts at the Muthesius Kunsthochschule in Kiel andis a free lance artist since 1996.
Anil-Martin Sinha from Hof/Germany
also holds a Dr of Philosophy.
Born in Hemer, Westphalia, he studied art history and philosophy at the University of Vienna, receiving his doctorate in 1908. He then went to England to receive voice training, as he planned to become a professional singer. He later received training in medicine and psychiatry, serving as an Army surgeon during World War I. Continue reading Hans Prinzhorn
Moshe ben Maimon (Hebrew: משה בן מימון Moshe ben Maymon), or Mūsā bin Maymūn (Arabic: موسى بن ميمون), acronymed Rambam (/ˈrɑːmbɑːm/; Hebrew: רמב״ם – for “Rabbeinu Moshe Ben Maimon“, “Our Rabbi/Teacher Moses Son of Maimon”), and Graecized (and subsequently Latinized) Moses Maimonides (/maɪˈmɒnɪdiːz/ my-MON-i-deez), a preeminent medieval Sephardic Jewish philosopher and astronomer, became one of the most prolific and influential Torah scholars and physicians of the Middle Ages. Born in Cordova, Almoravid Empire (present-day Spain) on Passover Eve, 1135 or 1138, he died in Egypt on December 12, 1204, whence his body was taken to the lower Galilee and buried in Tiberias. He worked as a rabbi, physician, and philosopher in Morocco and Egypt. Continue reading Maimonides
Stanislav “Stan” Grof (born July 1, 1931) is a Czech psychiatrist, one of the founders of the field of transpersonal psychology and a researcher into the use of non-ordinary states of consciousness for purposes of exploring, healing, and obtaining growth and insights into the human psyche. Grof received the VISION 97 award granted by the Foundation of Dagmar and Václav Havel in Prague on October 5, 2007. Continue reading Stanislav Grof
Arnold/Ambrosius Backhaus (1923-2005)
As a russian-orthodox priest he worshipped at the church near Hagenbeck’s Tierpark in Hamburg. As medical doctor he worked as the “Hamburger Hafenarzt” going round in the big harbour of Hamburg. Continue reading Arnold/Ambrosius Backhaus
Viktor Wolfgang Weichbold is writing books about philosophy and religion and one of his well-known works is “Salzburg Satirics”. Continue reading Viktor Wolfgang Weichbold
Dr Johannes Theodorus van der Kemp (17 May 1747 in Rotterdam – 15 December 1811 in Cape Town) was a military officer, doctor, theologist, philologist and philosopher who became a missionary in South Africa. Continue reading Johannes Theodorus van der Kemp
Björn Migge has studied medicine and social and behavioural sciences, worked as university teacher at the University Hospital in Zurich/Switzerland.
He works as coach normally in the area Ostwestfalen/Lippe in Germany. He has written one of the most successful distant learning courses in Germany!
Since 2004 he is only working in coaching and training. Continue reading Björn Migge
Ulisse Aldrovandi (11 September 1522 – 4 May 1605) was an Italian naturalist, the moving force behind Bologna’s botanical garden, one of the first in Europe. Carl Linnaeus and the comte de Buffon reckoned him the father of natural history studies. He is usually referred to, especially in older literature, as Aldrovandus; his name in Italian is equally given as Aldroandi. Continue reading Ulisse Aldrovandi
Carlos Manuel Vieira Reis
Surgeon, writer, radio and television author
president of the UMEM (World Union of Writing Physicians) since 2004. Continue reading Carlos Manuel Vieira Reis
From 1949 to 2002 he appeared as an actor in 147 movies for cinema and television, mainly in comic roles. As an author, Philipp wrote 21 film scripts.
Apart from medicine Michelle has studied Philosophy, Psychology and Theater sciences. At the Vienna Art School she studied painting, sculpturing and ceramics (2nd prize for ceramics at the 10-year-jubilee-festival of the school) Further she went to the actors school of Prof. Krauss studying acting and direction.
Last not least she did medicine at Vienna University with doctorate degree in 1984. Continue reading Michelle Haintz
Carl Gustav Carus (3 January 1789 – 28 July 1869) was a German physiologist and painter, born in Leipzig, who played various roles during the Romantic era. A friend of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, he was a many-sided man: a doctor, a naturalist, a scientist, a psychologist, and a landscape painter who studied under Caspar David Friedrich. Continue reading Carl Gustav Carus
Since September 1988, Hannah Professor, Queen’s University
Cross-appointments in Departments of Medicine, Philosophy, and History, and Faculty of Education Continue reading Jacalyn M Duffin