Pierre Bourdieu
#187 Overall Influence

Pierre Bourdieu

French sociologist, anthropologist, and philosopher

About

Why is this person notable and influential?

Pierre Bourdieu was a French sociologist, anthropologist, philosopher and public intellectual. Bourdieu’s major contributions to the sociology of education, the theory of sociology, and sociology of aesthetics have achieved wide influence in several related academic fields , popular culture, and the arts. During his academic career he was primarily associated with the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences in Paris and the Collège de France.

Source: Wikipedia

Other Resources

Schools

What schools is this person affiliated with?
School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences
School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences

French higher education institution

view profile
University of Lille
University of Lille

French university located in Lille. Founded in 1559 in Douai; split between 1970 and 2017 into three independent universities .

view profile

Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#8 World Rank
Sociology
#20 World Rank
Anthropology
#305 World Rank
Philosophy
#669 World Rank
Literature