The Great Philosophers, Now With Smiles


Have you ever noticed how dour the great philosophers look in their portraits?

  

Martin O’Neill, senior lecturer in politics at the University of York, decided to put a happier spin on the history of philosophy. Here’s the result:

He used FaceApp to, uh, “improve” the portraits. The music is a nice touch.

Still versions are publicly viewable at his Facebook photo page.

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