Alfred Schütz
#3014 Overall Influence

Alfred Schütz

American sociologist

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Alfred Schutz was an Austrian philosopher and social phenomenologist whose work bridged sociological and phenomenological traditions. Schutz is gradually being recognized as one of the 20th century’s leading philosophers of social science. He related Edmund Husserl’s work to the social sciences, and influenced Max Weber’s legacy of philosophical foundations for sociology and economics through Schutz’s major work, Phenomenology of the Social World.

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The New School
The New School

University in New York City, located mostly in Greenwich Village

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University of Vienna
University of Vienna

Public university in Vienna, Austria

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#52 World Rank
Sociology
#846 World Rank
Philosophy
#11598 World Rank
Literature