Alfred Schutz (//; born Alfred Schütz, German: [ʃʏts]; 1899–1959) was an Austrian philosopher and social phenomenologist whose work bridged sociological and phenomenological traditions. Schutz is gradually being recognized as one of the 20th century's leading philosophers of social science.: xv He related Edmund Husserl's work to the social sciences, using it to develop the philosophical foundations of Max Weber's sociology, in his major work Phenomenology of the Social World.
|Died||May 20, 1959 60) (aged|
|Alma mater||University of Vienna|
|Doctoral advisor||Hans Kelsen|
|School or tradition||Phenomenology|
|Institutions||The New School|
|Doctoral students||Maurice Natanson|
|Notable ideas||Social phenomenology|