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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Philosophers from Spain
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Abiathar Crescas was a 15th-century Jewish physician and astrologer from the Crown of Aragon. He was head astrologer to King John of Aragon, father of King Ferdinand of Aragon. Crescas was a very prominent Jewish figure in Aragon. He could remove cataracts by a surgical procedure known as couching, ...more

Profession: Physician, Astrologer, Philosopher

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Abraham bar Hiyya is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Philosophers from Spain
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Abraham bar Ḥiyya ha-Nasi was a Jewish mathematician, astronomer and philosopher, also known as Savasorda or Abraham Judaeus. He was born in Barcelona and scholars suspect he travelled to Narbonne where he is thought to have died. Abraham bar Ḥiyya's most influential work is his Ḥibbūr ha-meshīḥah ...more

Age: Died at 66 (1070-1136)

Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Profession: Mathematician, Scientist, Philosopher, Astronomer

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Abraham ibn Ezra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Philosophers from Spain
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Rabbi Abraham Ben Meir Ibn Ezra was born at Tudela, Navarre in 1089, and died c. 1167, apparently in Calahorra. He was one of the most distinguished Jewish men of letters and writers of the Middle Ages. Ibn Ezra excelled in philosophy, astronomy/astrology, mathematics, poetry, linguistics, and ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1089-1167)

Birthplace: Tudela, Spain

Profession: Rabbi, Philosopher

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Antonio Comellas y Cluet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Philosophers from Spain
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Antonio Comellas y Cluet was a philosopher. Comellas studied philosophy and theology in Vic, and entered the diocesan seminary in Solsona, Lleida. After his ordination he continued to teach Latin at Solsona until 1862, when he was appointed professor of theology. During his stay there he published ...more

Age: Died at 52 (1832-1884)

Profession: Philosopher