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Perry Anderson

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Francis Rory Peregrine "Perry" Anderson (born 11 September 1938) is a British intellectual, historian and essayist. His work ranges across historical sociology, intellectual history, and cultural analysis. What unites Anderson's work is a preoccupation with Western Marxism.Anderson is perhaps best known as the moving force behind the New Left Review. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Perry Anderson has received more than 360,133 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Perry Anderson is the 802nd most popular philosopher (down from 731st in 2019), the 1,869th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,680th in 2019) and the 50th most popular British Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Perry Anderson ranks 802 out of 1,081Before him are Rishabhanatha, Nancy Fraser, Marco Antonio de Dominis, Jean Guitton, Vincenzo Gioberti, and Musaeus of Athens. After him are George of Trebizond, Cerinthus, Mykhailo Drahomanov, Michel Henry, Herman of Carinthia, and Péter Pázmány.

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Among people born in 1938, Perry Anderson ranks 186Before him are Takehiko Kawanishi, Sergei Novikov, Götz George, Manuel Sanchís Martínez, James W. Christy, and Daniel Buren. After him are Jim Simons, Yuri Temirkanov, Carmela Corren, Larry Niven, Lawrence Block, and Adolf Scherer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Perry Anderson ranks 1,869 out of 7,765Before him are Tom Sharpe (1928), William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe (1729), Elvis Costello (1954), Richard Henderson (1945), David Byrne (1952), and Frank Dicksee (1853). After him are Noel Gallagher (1967), John Cleland (1709), John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll (1845), Eileen Atkins (1934), John Fletcher (1579), and David Knopfler (1952).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United Kingdom

Among philosophers born in United Kingdom, Perry Anderson ranks 50Before him are P. F. Strawson (1919), Olaf Stapledon (1886), Henry More (1614), Bernard Williams (1929), Stephen Toulmin (1922), and Raymond Williams (1921). After him are Anne Conway (1631), Philippa Foot (1920), Charles Kay Ogden (1889), Thomas Arnold (1795), F. H. Bradley (1846), and Michael Dummett (1925).