Bruno Latour

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Bruno Latour (; French: [latuʁ]; born 22 June 1947) is a French philosopher, anthropologist and sociologist. He is especially known for his work in the field of science and technology studies (STS). After teaching at the École des Mines de Paris (Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation) from 1982 to 2006, he became Professor at Sciences Po Paris (2006–2017), where he was the scientific director of the Sciences Po Medialab. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruno Latour has received more than 853,695 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Bruno Latour is the 331st most popular philosopher (up from 377th in 2019), the 917th most popular biography from France (up from 1,057th in 2019) and the 44th most popular French Philosopher.

Bruno Latour is a French philosopher and anthropologist. He is most famous for his work in the field of science and technology studies. He is also known for his work in the field of sociology of knowledge.

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Among philosophers, Bruno Latour ranks 331 out of 1,089Before him are Arnaldus de Villa Nova, Martianus Capella, Heraclides Ponticus, Asanga, Jacques Rancière, and Henri Lefebvre. After him are Hermann Cohen, Crates of Thebes, Pietro Pomponazzi, Macrobius, Peter Singer, and Anacharsis.

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Among people born in 1947, Bruno Latour ranks 43Before him are Jonathan Pryce, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Michio Kaku, Kevin Kline, César Gaviria, and Megawati Sukarnoputri. After him are Florian Schneider, Richard Griffiths, Dick Advocaat, Óscar Tabárez, Jonathan Banks, and Dick Fosbury.

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Among people born in France, Bruno Latour ranks 917 out of 5,234Before him are Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741), Henri Lefebvre (1901), Maria Malibran (1808), Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu (1766), Gilbert Bécaud (1927), and Francis III, Duke of Brittany (1518). After him are Vincent Cassel (1966), Robert of Molesme (1024), Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine (1670), Jean Anouilh (1910), Pierre-Jean de Béranger (1780), and Michèle Mercier (1939).


Among philosophers born in France, Bruno Latour ranks 44Before him are Georges Sorel (1847), Félix Guattari (1930), Roscellinus (1050), Sebastian Brant (1458), Lucien Lévy-Bruhl (1857), and Henri Lefebvre (1901). After him are Edgar Morin (1921), Antoine Arnauld (1612), Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais (1782), Maurice Halbwachs (1877), Jean Gerson (1363), and René Girard (1923).

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