Karl Mannheim (1893 – 1947) was a sociologist. He was born Hungary, where he graduated in philosophy. He worked with Luckás, Later d Hungarian-born Jewish sociologist.
He began his studies of philosophy and sociology in Budapest by participating in a study group coordinated by Georg Lukács. He also studied in Berlin with George Simmel and most flames participates in the school of Frankfurt. He took refuge in England where he teaches at the university. Initially influenced by Marxism, it rejects the revolutionary hypothesis for the transformation of society.
Based on Max Weber’s ideas on education, he advocates integral education and planning action for changing education systems. It admits that traditional education systems were unlikely to be adequately trained in new societies, argues that the development of democracy and public systems are likely to balance social inequalities.