Becker 139

In genius rankings, Becker 139 (Becker 139:#) refers to a meta-analysis ranking, made by American lister John Becker (c.2019), by combining 20 lists of greatest "philosophers" (see: greatest philosopher ever), keen on the subject of philosophy, from books and online listing, albeit these are not disclosed, and combining into a ranked listing, ranked according to the number of times a given individual’s name reoccurs on multiple lists, wherein those with same number list ranks are ordered chronologically.

Rankings
The following, according to the revision 10 Apr 2020, is the Becker 139: [1]


Nineteen lists Eighteen lists Seventeen lists Sixteen lists Fifteen lists
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1. Plato
2. Aristotle
3. Rene Descartes
4. Immanuel Kant
5. Thomas Hobbes
6. John Locke
7. David Hume
8. Friedrich Nietzsche
9. Thomas Aquinas
10. Benedict Spinoza
11. Jean Rousseau
12. Karl Marx
13. Jean Sartre









Fourteen lists Thirteen lists Twelve lists Eleven lists Ten lists








14. Socrates
15. Augustine
16. John Mill
17. Ludwig Wittgenstein
18. Gottfried Leibniz
19. Georg Hegel
20. Confucius | Not real
21. Arthur Schopenhauer
22. Soren Kierkegaard
23. Bertrand Russell
24. Martin Heidegger
25. Simone Beauvoir
26. Francis Bacon
27. William James
28. Edmund Husserl
29. Niccolo Machiavelli
30. George Berkeley









Nine lists Eight lists Seven lists Six lists Five lists

31. Avicenna
32. Voltaire
33. Jeremy Bentham
34. John Dewey
35. Hannah Arendt
36. Michel Foucault
37. Lao Tzu | Not real
38. Parmenides
39. Epicurus
40. Willard Quine
41. Heraclitus
42. Marcus Aurelius
43. Plotinus
44. Averroes
45. Auguste Comte
46. Karl Popper
47. Mozi
48. Mencius
49. Anselm of Canterbury
50. Blaise Pascal
51. Charles Peirce
52. Gottlob Frege
53. George Moore
54. Albert Camus
55. John Rawls
56. Jurgen Habermas
57. Noam Chomsky
58. Jacques Derrida
59. Richard Rorty
60. Saul Kripke
61. Buddha | Not real
62. Zeno of Elea
63. Sun Tzu
64. Adi Shankara
65. Ramanuja
66. Al-Ghazali
67. Duns Scotus
68. William of Ockham
69. Charles Montesquieu
70. Denis Diderot
71. Mary Wollstonecraft
72. Henri Bergson
73. Alfred Whitehead
74. Rudolf Carnap
75. Theodor Adorno
76. Peter Singer
77. Judith Butler









Four lists Three lists




78. Pythagoras
79. Democritus
80. Zhuang Zhou
81. Patanjali
82. Seneca the Younger
83. Nagarjuna
84. Boethius
85. Al-Fababi
86. Peter Abelard
87. Zhu Xi
88. Maimonides
89. Nichiren
90. Wang Yangming
91. Thomas Paine
92. Mao Zedong
93. Maurice Ponty
94. Gilles Deleuze
95. Slovoj Zizek
96. Zoroaster | Not real
97. Thales
98. Kanada
99. Mahavira
100. Diogenes the Cynic
101. Chanakya
102. Zeno of Citium
103. Xun Kuang
104. Han Fei
105. Cicero
106. Lucretius
107. Sextus Empiricus
108. Vasubandhu
109. Hypatia
110. Honen
111. Shinran
112. Dogen
113. Madhvacharya
114. Desiderius Erasmus
115. Thomas More
116. Johann Fichte
117. Friedrich Schelling
118. Herbert Spencer
119. Sigmund Freud
120. George Santayana
121. Sun Yat-sen
122. Mohandas Gandhi
123. Nishida Kitaro
124. Ramana Maharshi
125. Hans Gadamer
126. Ayn Rand
127. Claude Strauss
128. Simone Weil
129. Donald Davidson
130. Elizabeth Anscombe
131. Thomas Kuhn
132. Judith Thomson
133. Luce Irigaray
134. Amartya Sen
135. Thomas Nagel
136. Robert Nozick
137. John McDowell
138. Martha Nussbaum
139. Cornel West





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See also
Becker 160

References
1. Becker 139 (Ѻ) (c.2019) – Greatest Philosophers of All Time | Ranked.

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