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List of Catholic philosophers and theologians

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This is a list of philosophers and theologians whose Catholicism was important to their work.

Medieval and Renaissance


Enlightenment and Nineteenth century

  • Noel Alexandre; Jansenism leaning
  • Franz Xaver von Baader
  • Jaime Balmes
  • Franz Jakob Clemens
  • Maurice De Wulf
  • John Dobree Dalgairns
  • René Descartes
  • Augusta Theodosia Drane
  • Félix Dupanloup
  • Frederick William Faber
  • Febronius; pseudonym of Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim
  • Charles Émile Freppel
  • Gioacchino Ventura di Raulica
  • Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry
  • Anton Günther
  • Izidor Guzmics
  • Karl Josef von Hefele
  • Joseph Hergenröther
  • Georg Hermes
  • Caspar Isenkrahe
  • Joseph Kleutgen
  • Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire
  • Nicholas-Joseph Laforêt
  • Hughes Felicité Robert de Lamennais
  • Alphonsus Liguori
  • Joseph de Maistre
  • Nicolas Malebranche
  • Blaise Pascal; technically a Jansenist, which had been condemned but not declared heretical in his lifetime by Pope Alexander VII
  • Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo
  • John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • Léon Ollé-Laprune
  • Henry Nutcombe Oxenham
  • Giuseppe Pecci
  • Antonio Rosmini-Serbati
  • Giovanni Battista Scaramelli
  • Constantine von Schäzler
  • Franz Anton Staudenmaier
  • Albert Stöckl
  • Luigi Taparelli
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
  • Louis Veuillot
  • Giambattista Vico
  • Nicholas Cardinal Wiseman
  • Austin Woodbury
  • Francesco Antonio Zaccaria
  • Tommaso Maria Zigliara
  • Patrick Benedict Zimmer

Twentieth century and today

See also

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