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philosophers
 

Name: philosophers

Classification: supporting characters supporting characters   group group   real/historical group real/historical group  

Type of Organization/Group: occupation

Number of group members listed below: 33

Character
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and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Samuel Adams Samuel Adams supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Puritan; Congregationalist
[signed Declaration of Independence] DC 8
Ethan Allen Ethan Allen supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Deist; Unitarian/Universalist
[famed American Revolutionary] Worth Publishing Company 6
Aristotle Aristotle real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Greek philosophy; Platonism
  Minerva Movietone 30
Simone de Beauvoir Simone de Beauvoir real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised); Atheist; Existentialism; Feminist; Marxist; LGBT
[1st app: Disorder (1949)] G.M.F. Productions 20
Walter Benjamin Walter Benjamin real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Jewish Marxist
[Nightcrawler discussed his essay] Marvel 1
Bob the Galactic Bum Bob the Galactic Bum lead character
  [1st app: Bob, the Galactic Bum #1 (Feb. 1995)] DC Rebellion 12
Chief Examiner villain
CBR Scale: S Scadamite religion and philosophy
[1st app: Questprobe #1 (Aug. 1984)] Marvel 7
Cicero Cicero real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Greco-Roman philosophy
[1st app: Justice League of America (vol. 2) #15 (Jan. 2008)] DC 31
Confucius Confucius clergy/religious leader real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Confucianism (founder)
Asian
[Chinese philosopher, 551-479 BC]
DC 23
The Contemplator The Contemplator (Tath Ki) supporting character
CBR Scale: D quasi-cosmic entity w/ personal obsession
Elders of the Universe
[investigator of reality]
Marvel 32
Daydreamer Daydreamer (Catherine Moranis) hero
CBR Scale: M Native American spirituality (Algonquin)
Young Gods Marvel 9
Diogenes Diogenes supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Greco-Roman classical religion; Greek philosophy
[a founder of Cynic philosophy] Sydney Film School 3
Friedrich Engels Friedrich Engels supporting character scientist real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Christian Pietist (raised); Atheist; Communist
[social scientist; co-founded Communism w/Marx] Der Kinderbuchverlag Berlin 6
Kronos supporting character scientist
CBR Scale: R Eternals religion
Eternals
[father of Zuras, Mentor]
Marvel 4
Kubik Kubik supporting character
CBR Scale: S pseudo-cosmic entity
A.I.M. Marvel 10
Moses de Leon clergy/religious leader real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Jewish rabbi; Kabbalah
[1st app: Action Philosophers! #4 (Dec. 2005)] Evil Twin Comics 2
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg scientist real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Lutheran
[son of prominent Lutheran clergyman; satirist] Relevant Film 2
Madcap Madcap villain
CBR Scale: S Protestant (devout)
[1st app: Captain America (vol. 1) #307 (July 1985)] Marvel 19
Marshall McLuhan Marshall McLuhan real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Baptist/Methodist (raised); agnostic (temporary); Catholic (convert)
[coined terms "medium is the message", "global village"] Marvel 10
Moondragon Moondragon (Heather Douglas) hero clergy/religious leader scientist
CBR Scale: S Titanian priestess
The Avengers; Infinity Watch... 
[raised by Shao-Lom monks on Titan]
Marvel 335
Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Nietzschean/pagan/atheist; raised Lutheran
[1st app: Captain America (vol. 1) #269 (May 1982)] Marvel 11
William of Ockham William of Ockham clergy/religious leader real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic friar (Franciscan)
["Occam's razor" is named for him] Marvel 2
Blaise Pascal Blaise Pascal scientist real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic (Jansenist)
[religious philosopher] DC 2
Plato Plato supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Greek philosophy; Platonism
  Marvel 58
Pliny the Elder Pliny the Elder (Gaius Plinius Secundus) supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: MCBR Scale: U Greek philosophy; Greco-Roman classical religion
    2
Tot Rodor supporting character scientist
CBR Scale: S philosopher
[invented Pseudoderm mask worn by Question] DC 2
Gilbert Ryle Gilbert Ryle real/historical person
  [did not believe in mind/body dualism] DC 1
Jean-Paul Sartre Jean-Paul Sartre real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Lutheran; Freudian; Marxist; militant atheist; messianic Judaism
[1st app: Disorder (1949)] DC 23
Socrates Socrates real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Greek philosophy
  Marvel 20
Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau real/historical person
CBR Scale: MCBR Scale: S Unitarian; transcendentalist
[1st app: Seven Angry Men (1955)] Allied Artists Pictures 9
Leo Tolstoy Leo Tolstoy supporting character real/historical person
CBR Scale: MCBR Scale: S Russian Orthodox; Christian anarchist/pacifist
    30
Chuang Tzu Chuang Tzu real/historical person
CBR Scale: D Taoist anarchist
[1st app: Heroes for Hire (vol. 2) #3 (Dec. 2006)] Marvel 2
Voltaire Voltaire real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Catholic (Jansenist); Deist
[1st app: X-Factor (vol. 3) #50 (Dec. 2009)] Marvel 53