Abstract Background Image Banner
#1313 Overall Influence

Karl Mannheim

Hungarian-German philosopher and sociologist

About

Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Karl Mannheim was an influential German sociologist during the first half of the 20th century. He is a key figure in classical sociology, as well as one of the founders of the sociology of knowledge. Mannheim is best known for his book Ideology and Utopia , in which he distinguishes between partial and total ideologies, the latter representing comprehensive worldviews distinctive to particular social groups, and also between ideologies that provide outdated support for existing social arrangements, and utopias, which look to the future and threaten to transform a society.

Source: Wikipedia

Published Works

Metadata from Crossref logo

Other Resources

Schools

What schools is this person affiliated with?

Heidelberg University

Public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

University of Freiburg

University in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university in Berlin, Germany

Eötvös Loránd University

Public research university in Budapest, Hungary

Goethe University Frankfurt

University in Frankfurt, Germany

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#21 World Rank
Sociology
#3170 World Rank
Literature