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This week's featured author pages

Niccolò Machiavelli (1469 - 1527) -- Italian statesman and political philosopher, famous for his amoral guide to becoming a successful prince

John Buridan (1295 - 1360) -- nominalist philosopher of the Middle Ages who was especially concerned about questions of logic and theology

Baruch Spinoza (1632 - 1677) -- [replace]

Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784) -- writer who is remembered in philosophy for his rejection of sceptical metaphysics

Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956) -- German poet and playwright whose theories of a relationship of alienation between audience and theatre had a marked inpact on the development of drama.

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