Ernst von Glasersfeld

1917 - 2010

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Ernst von Glasersfeld (March 8, 1917, Munich – November 12, 2010, Leverett, Franklin County, Massachusetts) was a philosopher, and emeritus professor of psychology at the University of Georgia, research associate at the Scientific Reasoning Research Institute, and adjunct professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He was a member of the board of trustees of the American Society for Cybernetics, from which he received the McCulloch Memorial Award in 1991. He was a member of the scientific board of the Instituto Piaget, Lisbon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst von Glasersfeld has received more than 101,427 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ernst von Glasersfeld is the 375th most popular biologist, the 2,689th most popular biography from Germany and the 74th most popular German Biologist.

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Among biologists, Ernst von Glasersfeld ranks 375 out of 844Before him are Karl Eichwald, Eugen Fischer, Wilhelm Roux, Georg Joseph Kamel, Jan Svatopluk Presl, and James Rothman. After him are Jacques Loeb, Johan Ernst Gunnerus, Adrien-Henri de Jussieu, Alexander Braun, Otto Wilhelm Thomé, and John Gilbert Baker.

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Among people born in 1917, Ernst von Glasersfeld ranks 144Before him are Dabbs Greer, Philipp von Boeselager, Cyrus Vance, Georgy Vitsin, James Jesus Angleton, and Adam Malik. After him are Celeste Holm, Han Suyin, Armando Trovajoli, Sameera Moussa, Sharof Rashidov, and Oliver Tambo. Among people deceased in 2010, Ernst von Glasersfeld ranks 131Before him are Guido de Marco, Abraham Sutzkever, Dimitrios Ioannidis, Georges Wilson, Panajot Pano, and Rasim Delić. After him are Eugène Terre'Blanche, Rudolf Barshai, Leonid Kizim, Luigi Poggi, Tony Judt, and Steingrímur Hermannsson.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ernst von Glasersfeld ranks 2,689 out of 5,289Before him are Karl Blossfeldt (1865), Princess Augusta Reuss of Köstritz (1822), Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin (1744), Thomas Häßler (1966), Eugen Langen (1833), and Karl Mollweide (1774). After him are William Louis, Duke of Württemberg (1647), Jacques Loeb (1859), Stefan Bellof (1957), Mario Götze (1992), Prince Frederick of Hesse-Kassel (1747), and Gabriel Biel (1418).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Ernst von Glasersfeld ranks 74Before him are Theodor Boveri (1862), Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper (1742), Karl Koch (1809), Heinrich Kuhl (1797), Eugen Fischer (1874), and Wilhelm Roux (1850). After him are Jacques Loeb (1859), Alexander Braun (1805), Otto Wilhelm Thomé (1840), Carl Friedrich von Ledebour (1786), Lorenz Heister (1683), and Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn (1809).