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Where Have All the Intellectuals Gone?: Confronting 21st Century Philistinism (Paperback)
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Where Have All the Intellectuals Gone?: Confronting 21st Century Philistinism (Paperback)

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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 09/10/2006
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The intellectual is an endangered species. In place of such people as Bertrand Russell, Raymond Williams or Hannah Arendt - people with genuine learning, breadth of vision and a concern for public issues - we now have only facile pundits, think tank apologists and spin-doctors. In the age of the knowledge economy, we have somehow managed to combine the widest ever participation in higher education with the most dumbed-down of cultures. In this urgent and passionate book, Frank Furedi explains the essential contribution of intellectuals both to culture and to democracy - and why we need to recreate a public sphere in which intellectuals and the general public can talk to each other again.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780826490964
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 213 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 14 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition

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