Jacques Rancière

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Jacques Rancière

Jacques Rancière (French: [ʁɑ̃sjɛʁ]; born 10 June 1940) is a French philosopher, Professor of Philosophy at European Graduate School in Saas-Fee and former Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII: Vincennes—Saint-Denis who came to prominence when he co-authored Reading Capital (1965), with the structuralist Marxist philosopher Louis Althusser. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Rancière has received more than 316,739 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 343rd most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Jacques Rancière ranks 341 out of 1,005Before him are Edgar Morin, Henri Lefebvre, Moses Hess, Juan Luis Vives, Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi, and Francisco Suárez. After him are Han Yu, Crates of Thebes, Otto Neurath, Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, Lev Shestov, and René Girard.

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Among people born in 1940, Jacques Rancière ranks 57Before him are Cliff Richard, Dennis Tito, Tarō Asō, Herbie Hancock, James Cromwell, and Al Jarreau. After him are Abdurrahman Wahid, Denis Law, John Gotti, Raquel Welch, Shahnaz Pahlavi, and Gudrun Ensslin.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Jacques Rancière ranks 19 out of 129Before him are Édouard-Henri Avril (1849), Houari Boumédiène (1932), Dihya (700), Abdelkader Bensalah (1941), Claude Cohen-Tannoudji (1933), and Martianus Capella (360). After him are Syphax (-250), Abd al-Mu'min (1094), Chadli Bendjedid (1929), Ferhat Abbas (1899), Bernard-Henri Lévy (1948), and Daniel Auteuil (1950).


Among philosophers born in Algeria, Jacques Rancière ranks 5Before him are Augustine of Hippo (354), Jacques Derrida (1930), Louis Althusser (1918), and Martianus Capella (360). After him are Marcus Cornelius Fronto (100) and Priscian (500).

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