Émile Durkheim
#27 Overall Influence

Émile Durkheim

French sociologist

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Why is this person notable and influential?

David Émile Durkheim was a French sociologist. He formally established the academic discipline of sociology and—with Karl Marx and Max Weber —is commonly cited as the principal architect of modern social science.

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Schools

What schools is this person affiliated with?
Leipzig University
Leipzig University

University in Leipzig, Germany

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University of Bordeaux

French university from 1896 to 1971

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • Suicide
  • La Prohibition de l'inceste et ses origines
  • The Division of Labour in Society
  • The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life
  • La scienza sociale e l'azione
  • L'Évolution pédagogique en France
  • The Rules of Sociological Method

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#1 World Rank
Sociology
#5 World Rank
Anthropology
#182 World Rank
Philosophy