The Public Intellectual: Between Philosophy and Politics

The Public Intellectual: Between Philosophy and Politics

Arthur M. Melzer


even if intellectuals are counter-cultural escapists corrupting the younger or secular prophets prime us to prosperity, they seem to be a fixture of contemporary political existence. within the Public highbrow: among Philosophy and Politics, Arthur M. Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, and M. Richard Zinman collect a large choice of famous students to debate the features, nature, and function of public thinkers. through scholarly existence within the West, this paintings explores the connection among suggestion and motion, principles and occasions, cause and historical past.

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