Florian Znaniecki
#1300 Overall Influence

Florian Znaniecki

Polish sociologist

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Florian Witold Znaniecki was a Polish philosopher and sociologist who taught and wrote in Poland and in the United States. Over the course of his work he shifted his focus from philosophy to sociology. He remains a major figure in the history of Polish and American sociology; the founder of Polish academic sociology, and of an entire school of thought in sociology. He won international renown as co-author, with William I. Thomas, of the study, The Polish Peasant in Europe and America , which is considered the foundation of modern empirical sociology. He also made major contributions to sociological theory, introducing terms such as humanistic coefficient and culturalism.

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University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

Public research university in Urbana and Champaign, Illinois, United States

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University of Warsaw
University of Warsaw

Largest university in Poland

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

University in Poland

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Jagiellonian University
Jagiellonian University

Polish higher education institution

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#30 World Rank
Sociology
#1207 World Rank
Philosophy