Stanley Cavell

1926 - 2018

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Stanley Louis Cavell (; September 1, 1926 – June 19, 2018) was an American philosopher. He was the Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value at Harvard University. He worked in the fields of ethics, aesthetics, and ordinary language philosophy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanley Cavell has received more than 214,705 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Stanley Cavell is the 917th most popular philosopher (down from 875th in 2019), the 4,246th most popular biography from United States and the 39th most popular American Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Stanley Cavell ranks 917 out of 1,089Before him are Thrasyllus of Mendes, Michel Onfray, Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, Ian Hacking, Zhang Binglin, and François Bernier. After him are Dirck Coornhert, Jean François de Saint-Lambert, Friedrich Adolf Trendelenburg, Ogyū Sorai, Bernard Stiegler, and Jeanne Hersch.

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Among people born in 1926, Stanley Cavell ranks 220Before him are Bal Thackeray, Clifford Husbands, Ian Paisley, Jon Vickers, Edgar Hilsenrath, and Miguel Obando y Bravo. After him are Marian Jaworski, Theo Adam, Bill Sharman, Bucky Pizzarelli, Heinz Kwiatkowski, and Driss Chraïbi. Among people deceased in 2018, Stanley Cavell ranks 196Before him are Zhores Medvedev, Phan Văn Khải, Lindsay Kemp, Stanislav Govorukhin, Edgar Hilsenrath, and Miguel Obando y Bravo. After him are Stan Mikita, Vitaliy Masol, Anna Maria Ferrero, Mohammed Karim Lamrani, Barbara Harris, and René Houseman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stanley Cavell ranks 4,246 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Sears (1861), Vivien Thomas (1910), Stella Stevens (1936), Albert Collins (1932), Peter Steele (1962), and Corbin Bleu (1989). After him are Samuel T. Cohen (1921), Stephen Stills (1945), Paul Kantner (1941), Marlon Jackson (1957), Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850), and Zooey Deschanel (1980).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Stanley Cavell ranks 39Before him are Michael Walzer (1935), Robert Anton Wilson (1932), Eric Hoffer (1898), Nancy Fraser (1947), Lon L. Fuller (1902), and Susan George (1934). After him are Lysander Spooner (1808), Edmund Gettier (1927), Amos Bronson Alcott (1799), Wilfrid Sellars (1912), Ram Dass (1931), and Peter Lamborn Wilson (1945).