Michael Walzer

1935 - Today

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Michael Laban Walzer (; born 1935) is an American political theorist and public intellectual. A professor emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in Princeton, New Jersey, he is editor emeritus of Dissent, an intellectual magazine that he has been affiliated with since his years as an undergraduate at Brandeis University. He has written books and essays on a wide range of topics—many in political ethics—including just and unjust wars, nationalism, ethnicity, Zionism, economic justice, social criticism, radicalism, tolerance, and political obligation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Walzer has received more than 390,068 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Michael Walzer is the 778th most popular philosopher (down from 742nd in 2019), the 3,043rd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,674th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular American Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Michael Walzer ranks 778 out of 1,089Before him are Michel Henry, Mortimer J. Adler, Emil Brunner, Nikolai Amosov, Bernard Williams, and Kazimierz Twardowski. After him are Louis Lavelle, Vazgen I, Zacharias Rhetor, Robert Anton Wilson, Karl Vogt, and Jean Starobinski.

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Among people born in 1935, Michael Walzer ranks 146Before him are Charles Koch, Walter De Maria, Samak Sundaravej, Ghita Nørby, Lajos Tichy, and Armen Dzhigarkhanyan. After him are Kurt Westergaard, Herb Alpert, Seymour Cassel, Norbert Blüm, Lola Novaković, and Yakov Sinai.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Walzer ranks 3,043 out of 15,968Before him are Teresa Wright (1918), Larry David (1947), Joel Hastings Metcalf (1866), Alexandra Ripley (1934), Jason Miller (1939), and Ed Sullivan (1901). After him are Ernest Guiraud (1837), Ray Dolby (1933), Cynthia Nixon (1966), Max Roach (1924), Walter Cronkite (1916), and Baruch Goldstein (1956).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Michael Walzer ranks 33Before him are Ted Nelson (1937), Donald Davidson (1917), David Lewis (1941), Helen Parkhurst (1886), Alvin Plantinga (1932), and Mortimer J. Adler (1902). After him are Robert Anton Wilson (1932), Eric Hoffer (1898), Nancy Fraser (1947), Lon L. Fuller (1902), Susan George (1934), and Stanley Cavell (1926).