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Pierre Bourdieu

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Pierre Bourdieu


Born
in Denguin, France
August 01, 1930

Died
January 23, 2002

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Bourdieu pioneered investigative frameworks and terminologies such as cultural, social, and symbolic capital, and the concepts of habitus, field or location, and symbolic violence to reveal the dynamics of power relations in social life. His work emphasized the role of practice and embodiment or forms in social dynamics and worldview construction, often in opposition to universalized Western philosophical traditions. He built upon the theories of Ludwig Wittgenstein, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Edmund Husserl, Georges Canguilhem, Karl Marx, Gaston Bachelard, Max Weber, Émile Durkheim, Erwin Panofsky, and Marcel Mauss. A notable influence on Bourdieu was Blaise Pascal, after whom Bourdieu titled his Pascalian Meditations.

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“Male domination is so rooted in our collective unconscious that we no longer even see it.”
Pierre Bourdieu

“Every established order tends to produce the naturalization of its own arbitrariness.”
Pierre Bourdieu

“The mind is a metaphor of the world of objects.”
Pierre Bourdieu

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