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Famous Philosophers from Denmark

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List of notable or famous philosophers from Denmark, with bios and photos, including the top philosophers born in Denmark and even some popular philosophers who immigrated to Denmark. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Danish 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 Denmark is included when available.

People on this list include Søren Kierkegaard and N. F. S. Grundtvig.

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

Use this list of renowned Danish philosophers to discover some new philosophers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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    Boetius of Dacia

    Boetius de Dacia, OP (also spelled Boethius de Dacia) was a 13th-century Danish philosopher....  more
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      Dan Zahavi

      Dan Zahavi is a Danish philosopher. He is currently Professor of Philosophy at University of Copenhagen and University of Oxford....  more
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        Harald Høffding (11 March 1843 – 2 July 1931) was a Danish philosopher and theologian....  more
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          Johanne Agerskov

          Johanne Elisabeth Agerskov (1873–1946) was a Danish medium. Together with her husband, Michael Agerskov, she was responsible for the ethico-religious, philosophical, and pseudo-scientific book, Toward the Light (in Danish, Vandrer mod Lyset!), first published by Michael Agerskov in Copenhagen in 1920....  more