John Rawls
#388 Overall Influence

John Rawls

American political philosopher

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John Bordley Rawls was an American moral and political philosopher in the liberal tradition. Rawls received both the Schock Prize for Logic and Philosophy and the National Humanities Medal in 1999, the latter presented by President Bill Clinton, in recognition of how Rawls’ work “helped a whole generation of learned Americans revive their faith in democracy itself.”

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Cornell University
Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

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Princeton University
Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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#8 World Rank #6 USA Rank
Political Science
#46 World Rank #8 USA Rank
Philosophy
#205 World Rank #81 USA Rank
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