Category Archives: PhilosophyDocs

Docs who have studied philosophy and possibly publish philosophical works

Richard Aßmann

Richard Aßmann was MeteorologyDoc and more

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 Cardano

Gerolamo Cardano was InventorDoc and much more

Gerolamo (or Girolamo,[2] 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.[3] 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 Jaspers

Karl Jaspers was PhilosophyDoc

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

Friedrich Joseph Haass

Friedrich Joseph Haass was PhilosopherDoc and CharityDoc

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

Alexander Mitscherlich

Alexander Mitscherlich was HistoryDoc and sort-of PoliticDoc

Alexander Mitscherlich (September 20, 1908 in Munich – June 26, 1982 in Frankfurt am Main) was a German psychoanalyst.

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

Rainer Erlinger is AdvocateDoc and more

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

Donald von Frankenberg is ArtDoc, HistoryDoc and PhilosophyDoc

The line is the mother of all things | Die Linie ist die Mutter aller Dinge
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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.

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Hans Prinzhorn

Hans Prinzhorn was CollectorDoc and more…

Hans Prinzhorn (June 6, 1886 – June 14, 1933) was a German psychiatrist and art historian.

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

Maimonides

Maimonides was PhilosopherDoc, AstronomyDoc, RabbiDoc and more

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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 (/mˈmɒnɪdz/[5] my-MON-i-deez), a preeminent medieval Sephardic Jewish philosopher and astronomer,[6] became one of the most prolific and influential Torah scholars and physicians[7][8][9] of the Middle Ages. Born in Cordova, Almoravid Empire (present-day Spain) on Passover Eve, 1135 or 1138,[10][11][12][13][14] he died in Egypt on December 12, 1204, whence his body was taken to the lower Galilee and buried in Tiberias.[15][16] He worked as a rabbi, physician, and philosopher in Morocco and Egypt. Continue reading Maimonides

Stanislav Grof

Stanislav Grof is SpiritualDoc, WriterDoc and more

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StanislavStanGrof (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

Björn Migge

Björn Migge is MultiTalentDoc

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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

Ulisse Aldrovandi was GardenDoc, NaturalistDoc, OrnithologyDoc, WriterDoc and more

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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.[1] Continue reading Ulisse Aldrovandi

Gunther Philipp

Gunther Philipp was ActorDoc, SuperSportsDoc  and WriterDoc

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Gunther Philipp (8 June 1918 – 2 October 2003) was an Austrian film actor, physician and swimmer.[1]

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.

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Michelle Haintz

Michelle Haintz is MultiTalentDoc

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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

Carl Gustav Carus was ArtDoc, NaturalistDoc, PsychologyDoc, PhilosophyDoc and more

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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