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Stephen Walt

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Stephen Martin Walt (born July 2, 1955) is an American political scientist currently serving as the Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International relations at the Harvard Kennedy School.A member of the realist school of international relations, Walt has made important contributions to the theory of neorealism and has authored the balance of threat theory. Books that he has authored or coauthored include Origins of Alliances, Revolution and War, and The Israel Lobby and U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen Walt has received more than 398,168 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Stephen Walt is the 1,180th most popular philosopher (down from 1,078th in 2019), the 11,572nd most popular biography from United States (down from 11,394th in 2019) and the 84th most popular American Philosopher.

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  • 17

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  • 2.91

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Among philosophers, Stephen Walt ranks 1,180 out of 1,081Before him are Paul Churchland, Mary Warnock, Baroness Warnock, José Horacio Gómez, Christine Korsgaard, Richard Crashaw, and Kwame Anthony Appiah. After him are Will Kymlicka, Julia Annas, Alex Callinicos, N. T. Wright, Colin McGinn, and John Keble.

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Among people born in 1955, Stephen Walt ranks 495Before him are Janusz Kupcewicz, Nils Gaup, Alberto Gonzales, Steve Earle, Karl Del'Haye, and Masakazu Suzuki. After him are Rajko Žižić, András Törőcsik, Isidoro San José, Mohammad Rabbani, Paresh Rawal, and Silvio Leonard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stephen Walt ranks 11,572 out of 18,182Before him are Andy Richter (1966), Shane Mosley (1971), Gwen Lee (1904), Mel Daniels (1944), Mitch Albom (1958), and Rosemarie DeWitt (1971). After him are Carolyn Schuler (1943), Michael Goldenberg (1965), William Gibbs McAdoo (1863), Rochelle Hudson (1916), Carole Bayer Sager (1947), and Bessie Barriscale (1884).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Stephen Walt ranks 84Before him are Roderick Chisholm (1916), Stanley Fish (1938), Michael Novak (1933), Cornel West (1953), Peter Kreeft (1937), and Christine Korsgaard (1952). After him are William A. Dembski (1960), Alan Dundes (1934), and Richard Carrier (1969).

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