Karl Mannheim
#1068 Overall Influence

Karl Mannheim

Hungarian-German philosopher and sociologist

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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representing comprehensive worldviews distinctive to particular social groups, and also between ideologies that provide outdated support for existing social arrangements, and utopias, which look to the future and threaten to transform a society.

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Heidelberg University
Heidelberg University

Public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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University of Freiburg
University of Freiburg

University in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

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University of London
University of London

Federal research university in London, England

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Humboldt University of Berlin
Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university located in Berlin, Germany

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Eötvös Loránd University
Eötvös Loránd University

Public research university in Budapest, Hungary

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Goethe University Frankfurt
Goethe University Frankfurt

University in Frankfurt, Germany

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    #17 World Rank
    Sociology
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