Find out more about the greatest French Sociologists, including Emile Durkheim, Pierre Bourdieu, Jean Baudrillard, René Girard and Vilfredo Pareto.
Emile DurkheimEmile Durkheim

15 April 1858

Pierre BourdieuPierre Bourdieu

01 August 1930

Jean BaudrillardJean Baudrillard

27 July 1929

Pierre-Joseph ProudhonPierre-Joseph Proudhon

15 January 1809

Vilfredo ParetoVilfredo Pareto

15 July 1848

René GirardRené Girard

25 December 1923

Charles FourierCharles Fourier

07 April 1772

Bruno LatourBruno Latour

22 June 1947

Henri LefebvreHenri Lefebvre

16 June 1901

Alain BadiouAlain Badiou

17 January 1937

Jean-François LyotardJean-François Lyotard

10 August 1924

Arthur de GobineauArthur de Gobineau

14 July 1816

Continue Reading Below

Jacques EllulJacques Ellul

06 January 1912

Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon

07 May 1841

Georges SorelGeorges Sorel

02 November 1847

Daniel DefertDaniel Defert

10 September 1937

Marcel MaussMarcel Mauss

10 May 1872

Raymond AronRaymond Aron

14 March 1905

Continue Reading Below

Paul VirilioPaul Virilio

04 January 1932

Alain SoralAlain Soral

02 October 1958

Edgar MorinEdgar Morin

08 July 1921

Loïc WacquantLoïc Wacquant

1960 AD

Maurice HalbwachsMaurice Halbwachs

11 March 1877

Gilles KepelGilles Kepel

30 June 1955