#34268 Overall Influence

Jeanne Hersch

Swiss philosopher

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Jeanne Hersch was a Swiss philosopher of Polish-Jewish origin, whose works dealt with the concept of freedom. She was the daughter of Liebman Hersch.She studied under the existentialist Karl Jaspers in Germany in the early 1930s. In 1956, she was appointed to a professorship at the University of Geneva, one of the first women to hold such a post at a Swiss university, holding the post until 1977. From 1966 to 1968 she headed the philosophy division of UNESCO, and was a member of its executive commission from 1970 to 1972.

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Heidelberg University

Public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

University of Freiburg

University in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

University of Geneva

Public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland

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#3316 World Rank
Philosophy
#25030 World Rank
Literature