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Michael Walzer

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Michael Laban Walzer (born March 3, 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 492,954 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Michael Walzer is the 697th most popular philosopher (up from 778th in 2019), the 2,638th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,042nd in 2019) and the 26th most popular American Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Michael Walzer ranks 697 out of 1,081Before him are Alvin Plantinga, Émile Boutroux, Jaakko Hintikka, Olaf Stapledon, Jean-Marie Guyau, and Nisargadatta Maharaj. After him are Theophan Prokopovich, Frithjof Schuon, Volin, Salomon Maimon, Abu'l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī, and Nausiphanes.

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Among people born in 1935, Michael Walzer ranks 120Before him are Mario Camus, Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr, Marc Augé, Donald P. Bellisario, Helmut Lachenmann, and Diane Ladd. After him are Ján Popluhár, Annie Proulx, Mohamed Choukri, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, Khalil al-Wazir, and Robert Conrad.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Walzer ranks 2,638 out of 18,182Before him are George B. McClellan (1826), Tom Savini (1946), Nelson Algren (1909), Carmine Coppola (1910), Joseph Heller (1923), and Sugar Ray Leonard (1956). After him are Everett McGill (1945), Jonathan Larson (1960), Pam Grier (1949), Angelo Dundee (1921), Carly Simon (1945), and Pancho Gonzales (1928).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Michael Walzer ranks 26Before him are Jonathan Edwards (1703), Reinhold Niebuhr (1892), Mary Parker Follett (1868), Jerry Fodor (1935), William Heard Kilpatrick (1871), and Alvin Plantinga (1932). After him are Ted Nelson (1937), Helen Parkhurst (1886), Eric Hoffer (1898), Donald Davidson (1917), Michael J. Sandel (1953), and Nancy Fraser (1947).