#632 Overall Influence

Thomas Szasz

Hungarian psychiatrist

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Thomas Stephen Szasz was a Hungarian-American academic, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. He served for most of his career as professor of psychiatry at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. A distinguished lifetime fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a life member of the American Psychoanalytic Association, he was best known as a social critic of the moral and scientific foundations of psychiatry, as what he saw as the social control aims of medicine in modern society, as well as scientism. His books The Myth of Mental Illness and The Manufacture of Madness set out some of the arguments most associated with him.

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University of Cincinnati

Public research university in Cincinnati, Ohio

Syracuse University

University located in Syracuse, New York, United States

State University of New York Upstate Medical University

Often referred to as "Upstate"

New York University

Private research university in New York City

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#207 World Rank
Political Science
#2461 World Rank
Literature