Kenneth Burke
#4004 Overall Influence

Kenneth Burke

American philosopher

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Kenneth Duva Burke was an American literary theorist, as well as poet, essayist, and novelist, who wrote on 20th-century philosophy, aesthetics, criticism, and rhetorical theory. As a literary theorist, Burke was best known for his analyses based on the nature of knowledge. Furthermore, he was one of the first individuals to stray away from more traditional rhetoric and view literature as "symbolic action."

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Ohio State University
Ohio State University

Public research university in Columbus, Ohio, United States

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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    #201 World Rank #87 USA Rank
    Sociology
    #1407 World Rank #903 USA Rank
    Communications
    #1926 World Rank #381 USA Rank
    Literature
    #2121 World Rank #453 USA Rank
    Philosophy