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Murray Bookchin

1921 - 2006

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Murray Bookchin (January 14, 1921 – July 30, 2006) was an American social theorist, author, orator, historian, and political philosopher. A pioneer in the environmental movement, Bookchin formulated and developed the theory of social ecology and urban planning within anarchist, libertarian socialist, and ecological thought. He was the author of two dozen books covering topics in politics, philosophy, history, urban affairs, and social ecology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Murray Bookchin has received more than 1,248,674 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Murray Bookchin is the 510th most popular philosopher (up from 515th in 2019), the 1,746th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,715th in 2019) and the 16th most popular American Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Murray Bookchin ranks 510 out of 1,081Before him are Thomas Nagel, Axel Honneth, Tom Regan, Bion of Borysthenes, A. J. Ayer, and Hasdai Crescas. After him are Hans Vaihinger, Zeno of Sidon, Harriet Taylor Mill, Victor Cousin, Vasishtha, and Liu Bowen.

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Among people born in 1921, Murray Bookchin ranks 91Before him are Amin al-Hafiz, Thomas Schelling, John Money, Geoffrey Wilkinson, James Clavell, and Gene Roddenberry. After him are Françoise Gilot, Oskar Gröning, Mary Douglas, Raymond Goethals, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, and Leonardo Sciascia. Among people deceased in 2006, Murray Bookchin ranks 66Before him are Joachim Fest, Ta Mok, Lillian Asplund, John Money, William Styron, and Floyd Patterson. After him are Reinhart Koselleck, Gillo Pontecorvo, Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Rudolf Vrba, Allen Carr, and Hassan Gouled Aptidon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Murray Bookchin ranks 1,746 out of 18,182Before him are Lee Majors (1939), Edward Tatum (1909), Tony Burton (1937), Leland H. Hartwell (1939), Gene Roddenberry (1921), and Eric Schmidt (1955). After him are Jeffrey DeMunn (1947), Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960), Mahalia Jackson (1911), Glenn Frey (1948), W. I. Thomas (1863), and Robert Loggia (1930).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Murray Bookchin ranks 16Before him are Ronald Dworkin (1931), Willard Van Orman Quine (1908), Nelson Goodman (1906), Martha Nussbaum (1947), Kenneth Waltz (1924), and Tom Regan (1938). After him are Saul Kripke (1940), Arthur Danto (1924), Charles W. Morris (1903), Jonathan Edwards (1703), Reinhold Niebuhr (1892), and Mary Parker Follett (1868).