Max Stirner: German philosopher who is often seen as one of the forerunners of nihilism, existentialism, psychoanalytic theory, postmodernism and individualist anarchism.
Monsters of Grok History lesson: On this day Charles Darwin was born!
It’s Hirsute History’s own Klaus Nomi’s birthday, who’s bringing the cake and ice cream?
A fancy gentleman elephant seal decked out with top hat and bow tie
Angela Merkel: Chancellor of Germany since 2005 and has been widely described as the de facto leader of the European Union, the most powerful woman in the world, and by many commentators as the leader of the Free World.
Adam Smith: a pioneer of political economy and a key figure during the Scottish Enlightenment, best known for his book The Wealth of Nations, which is considered the first modern work of economics.
John Henry “Doc” Holliday: was an American gambler, gunfighter, and dentist, and a good friend of Wyatt Earp. He is best known for his role in the events leading up to and following the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
On this day in Hirsute History Noam Chomsky was born!
T.M. (Tim) Scanlon: Influential American moral philosopher, Harvard professor, and proponent of Contractualism, best known for his works ‘What We Owe to Each Other’, and ‘The Difficulty of Tolerance’.
John Rawls: Moral and political philosopher in the liberal tradition awarded the National Humanities Medal in recognition of how his work “helped a whole generation of learned Americans revive their faith in democracy itself.”