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Yājñavalkya of Mithila was a legendary sage of Vedic India, credited with the authorship of the... more »

Yamaga Sokō

Yamaga Sokō was a Japanese philosopher and strategist during the Tokugawa shogunate. He was a... more »

Yamazaki Ansai

Yamazaki Ansai was a Japanese philosopher and scholar. He began his career as a Buddhist monk,... more »

Yan Yuan

Yan Yuan founded the practical school of Confucianism to contrast with the more ethereal... more »

Yanagi Sōetsu

Yanagi Sōetsu, also known as Yanagi Muneyoshi, was a Japanese philosopher and founder of the... more »

Yang Rongguo

Yang Rongguo was a Chinese academic and philosopher who was involved in the Criticize Lin,... more »

Yang Xiong

Yang Xiong was a Chinese Daoist, poet, and author from modern Chengdu, Sichuan. His name written... more »

Yang Zhu

Yang Zhu, was a Chinese philosopher during the Warring States period. An early ethical egoist... more »

Yasuhiko Kimura

Yasuhiko Genku Kimura is a mystic, author, and lecturer. He is an integral philosopher, focusing... more »

Ye Shi

Ye Shi, courtesy name Zhengze, pseudonym Mr. Shuixin, was a Chinese neo-Confucian of the Song... more »

Yehezkel Kaufmann

Yehezkel Kaufmann was an Israeli philosopher and Biblical scholar associated with Hebrew University. more »

Yehoshua Bar-Hillel

Yehoshua Bar-Hillel was an Israeli philosopher, mathematician, and linguist at the Hebrew... more »

Yevgeny Baratynsky

Yevgeny Abramovich Baratynsky was lauded by Alexander Pushkin as the finest Russian elegiac... more »

Yi Hwang

Yi Hwang is one of the two most prominent Korean Confucian scholars of the Joseon Dynasty, the... more »

Yi I

Yi I was one of the two most prominent Korean Confucian scholars of the Joseon Dynasty, the... more »

Yi Ik

Seongho Yi Ik was a Korean Neo-Confucian scholar, early Silhak philosopher and social critic. He... more »

Yi Xing

Yi Xing, born Zhang Sui, was a Chinese astronomer, mathematician, mechanical engineer,and... more »

Yisroel Salanter

Rabbi Yisroel ben Ze'ev Wolf Lipkin, also known as "Yisroel Salanter" or "Israel Salanter", was... more »

Yitzchok Hutner

Yitzchok Hutner was an American Orthodox rabbi and rosh yeshiva. more »

Yohanan Alemanno

Yohanan Alemanno was an Italian Jewish humanist philosopher and exegete, and teacher of the... more »

Yoichiro Murakami

Yoichiro Murakami born in Tokyo, Japan on September 9, 1936, is a Japanese scholar. He... more »

Yuan Weishi

Yuan Weishi is a Chinese historian and philosopher. more »

Yumo Mikyo Dorje

Yumo Mikyo Dorje was a student of the Kashmiri scholar Somanatha, and an 11th-century Kalachakra... more »

Yunmen Wenyan

Yúnmén Wényǎn, was a major Chinese Zen master in Tang-era China. He was a dharma-heir of Xuefeng... more »

Yuval Steinitz

Yuval Steinitz is an Israeli politician and Knesset member for Likud since 1999. He was the... more »

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