Thomson ReutersIn rankings, humanities citation ranking refers to the ranking of humanities, social sciences, and arts scholars; the shorthand (HuCR:25) means, e.g., that Hannah Arendt is ranked 25th in the following 2009 Reuters rankings;

Reuters ranking | 2009
The following is a 2009 compiled "current trends" Thomson Reuters ranking of humanities and social science authors, based on authors whose books—not journals, as in the arts, humanities, and social sciences the “book” holds a more important position and is the primary vehicle of research and information conveyance—collectively, were cited 500 or more times in 2007: [1]


1.Michel Foucault (1926-1984)Philosophy, sociology, criticism2,5217
2.Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002)Philosophy1,8746
3.Jacques Derrida (1930-2004)Philosophy1,8742
4.Albert Bandura (1925-)Psychology1,536
5.Anthony Giddens (1938-)Sociology1,303
6.Erving Goffman (1922-1982)Sociology1,0663
7.Jurgen Habermas (1929-)Philosophy, sociology1,049
8.Max Weber (1864-1920)Sociology97157
9.Judith Butler (1956-)Philosophy960
10.Bruno Latour (1947-) Sociology, anthropology9442
11.Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) Psychoanalysis903150
12.Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) (Ѻ)Philosophy8974
13.Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)Philosophy88266
14.Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) Philosophy8746
15.Noam Chomsky (1928-) Linguistics, philosophy8123
16.Ulrich Beck (1944-)Sociology733
17.Jean Piaget (1896-1980)Philosophy725
18.David Harvey (1935-)Geography723
19.John Rawls (1921-2002) Philosophy708
20.Geert Hofstede (1928-)Cultural studies700
21.Edward Said (1935-2003)Criticism694
22.Emile Durkheim (1858-1917)Sociology66212
23.Roland Barthes (1915-1980) Criticism, philosophy631
24.Clifford Geertz (1926-2006) Anthropology596
25.Hannah Arendt (1906-1975)Political theory593
26.Walter Benjamin (1892-1940)Criticism, philosophy58328
27.Henri Tajfel (1919-1982) Social psychology583
28.Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)Philosophy58314
29.Barney Glaser (1930-)Sociology577
30.George Lakoff (1941-) Linguistics577
31.John Dewey (1859-1952)Philosophy, psychology, education5753
32.Benedict Anderson (1936-)International studies573
33Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995) Philosophy566
34Jacques Lacan (1901-1981) Psychoanalysis, philosophy, criticism52612
35Thomas Kuhn (1922-1996)History and philosophy of science51917
36.Karl Marx (1818-1883) Political theory, economics, sociology50149
37.Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)Philosophy50168

See also
Hmolscience citation ranking

1. Staff. (2009). "Most Cited Authors of Books in the Humanities, 2007" (Ѻ) , date provided by Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Science, Times Higher Education, Mar 29.

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