Herbert Spencer
#56 Overall Influence

Herbert Spencer

English philosopher, biologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist

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Why is this person notable and influential?

Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, and sociologist known for his infamous theory of Social Darwinism throughout contemporary history.

Source: Wikipedia

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • Social Statics
  • The Man Versus The State

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#5 World Rank
Sociology
#21 World Rank
Anthropology
#38 World Rank
Biology
#71 World Rank
Philosophy
#84 World Rank
Economics
#105 World Rank
Psychology
#698 World Rank
Literature