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List of notable or famous philosophers from Austria, with bios and photos, including the top philosophers born in Austria and even some popular philosophers who immigrated to Austria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Austrian philosophers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These philosophers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known philosopher from Austria is included when available.

A factual list, featuring people like Sigmund Freud and Ludwig Wittgenstein.

This historic philosophers from Austria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Austrian philosophers of note?" and "Who are the most famous philosophers from Austria?" These prominent philosophers of Austria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Austrian philosophers.

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Alfred Schütz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Philosophers from Austria
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Alfred Schütz was an Austrian social scientist, whose work bridged sociological and phenomenological traditions to form a social phenomenology. Notably, Schütz is "gradually achieving recognition as one of the foremost philosophers of social science of the [twentieth] century". Schütz "attempted to ...more

Age: Died at 60 (1899-1959)

Birthplace: Europe, Austria, Vienna, Central Europe

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André Gorz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Philosophers from Austria
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André Gorz, pen name of Gérard Horst, born Gerhart Hirsch, also known by his pen name Michel Bosquet, was a social philosopher. Also a journalist, he co-founded Le Nouvel Observateur weekly in 1964. A supporter of Jean-Paul Sartre's existentialist version of Marxism after World War Two, in the ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1923-2007)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

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Christian von Ehrenfels is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Philosophers from Austria
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Christian von Ehrenfels was an Austrian philosopher, and is known as one of the founders and precursors of Gestalt psychology. ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1859-1932)

Birthplace: Europe, Austria, Vienna, Central Europe

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Edmund Husserl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Philosophers from Austria
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Edmund Gustav Albrecht Husserl was a German philosopher who established the school of phenomenology. He broke with the positivist orientation of the science and philosophy of his day. He elaborated critiques of historicism and of psychologism in logic. Not limited to empiricism, but believing that ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1859-1938)

Birthplace: Prostějov, Czech Republic

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