#91 Overall Influence

Jacques Lacan

French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist

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Jacques Marie Émile Lacan was a French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist who has been called "the most controversial psycho-analyst since Freud". Giving yearly seminars in Paris from 1953 to 1981, Lacan’s work has marked the French and international intellectual landscape, having made a significant impact on continental philosophy and cultural theory in areas such as post-structuralism, critical theory, feminist theory and film theory as well as on psychoanalysis itself.

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University of Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis

Public university in Paris, France

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#5 World Rank
Psychology
#95 World Rank
Literature