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Stanley Fish

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Stanley Eugene Fish (born April 19, 1938) is an American literary theorist, legal scholar, author and public intellectual. He is currently the Floersheimer Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at Yeshiva University's Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanley Fish has received more than 399,791 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Stanley Fish is the 1,165th most popular philosopher (down from 1,059th in 2019), the 10,256th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,905th in 2019) and the 78th most popular American Philosopher.

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  • 15

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  • 2.41

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  • 2.91

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Among philosophers, Stanley Fish ranks 1,165 out of 1,081Before him are Homi K. Bhabha, Wahiduddin Khan, J. J. C. Smart, Roderick Chisholm, Mary Midgley, and Wendy Brown. After him are Michael Novak, Cornel West, David Benatar, Peter Kreeft, Nick Land, and James Dunn.

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Among people born in 1938, Stanley Fish ranks 482Before him are Hayes Jones, Dietrich Stobbe, Robert Hughes, Dawn Wells, John Connelly, and Giorgio Puia. After him are William Bolcom, Angus MacLise, Abel Laudonio, Alan Rees, Richard Goldstone, and Gerry Byrne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stanley Fish ranks 10,256 out of 18,182Before him are Olivia Munn (1980), Charles Sprague Sargent (1841), Dean Smith (1931), Tracy Hickman (1955), Harvey Mason (1947), and Michael McClure (1932). After him are William Daniels (1901), Avery Dulles (1918), Rick Adelman (1946), Marillyn Hewson (1953), Josiah Bartlett (1729), and Erik Palladino (1968).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Stanley Fish ranks 78Before him are R. C. Sproul (1939), Charles Hartshorne (1897), Patricia Hill Collins (1948), Antoinette Brown Blackwell (1825), C. I. Lewis (1883), and Roderick Chisholm (1916). After him are Michael Novak (1933), Cornel West (1953), Peter Kreeft (1937), Christine Korsgaard (1952), Stephen Walt (1955), and William A. Dembski (1960).