Famous Philosophers from Spain

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

List people include Ramon Llull, George Santayana and many more.

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

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  • Abiathar Crescas (Aragonese: [aβiaˈtaɾ ˈkɾeskas], Catalan: [əβiəˈtaɾ ˈkɾeskəs]) was a 15th-century physician and astrologer from the Crown of Aragon (now part of Spain). He was head astrologer to ...more
  • Abraham bar Hiyya
    Dec. at 66 (1070-1136)
    • Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
    Abraham bar Ḥiyya ha-Nasi (Hebrew: אַבְרָהָם בַּר חִיָּיא הַנָשִׂיא; c. 1070 – 1136 or 1145), also known as Abraham Savasorda, Abraham Albargeloni, and Abraham Judaeus, was a Jewish mathematician, ...more
  • Abraham ibn Ezra
    Dec. at 78 (1089-1167)
    • Birthplace: Tudela, Spain
    Abraham ben Meir Ibn Ezra (Hebrew: אַבְרָהָם אִבְּן עֶזְרָא or ראב"ע‎; Arabic: ابن عزرا‎; also known as Abenezra or simply Ibn Ezra, 1089–c.1167 ) was one of the most distinguished Jewish biblical ...more
  • Antonio Comellas y Cluet

    Antonio Comellas y Cluet

    Dec. at 52 (1832-1884)
    Antonio Comellas y Cluet (born in Berga, in Catalonia, 16 Jan., 1832; died there, 3 June 1884) was a philosopher. Comellas studied philosophy and theology in Vic, and entered the diocesan seminary ...more
  • Avempace
    Dec. at 43 (1095-1138)
    • Birthplace: Zaragoza, Spain
    Avempace (c. 1085 – 1138) is the Latinate form of Ibn Bājja (Arabic: ابن باجة‎), full name Abū Bakr Muḥammad Ibn Yaḥyà ibn aṣ-Ṣā’igh at-Tūjībī Ibn Bājja (أبو بكر محمد بن يحيى بن الصائغ التجيبي بن ...more
  • Averroes
    Dec. at 72 (1126-1198)
    • Birthplace: Córdoba, Spain
    Ibn Rushd (Arabic: ابن رشد‎; full name in Arabic: أبو الوليد محمد ابن احمد ابن رشد‎, romanized: Abū l-Walīd Muḥammad Ibn ʾAḥmad Ibn Rušd; 1126 – 11 December 1198), often Latinized as Averroes ...more