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Title The public intellectual : between philosophy and politics / edited by Arthur M. Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, and M. Richard Zinman.
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, [2003]

Subject Intellectuals.
Intellectual life.
Alt Name Melzer, Arthur M.
Weinberger, Jerry, 1944-
Zinman, M. Richard.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 265 pages)
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Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Arthur M. Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, M. Richard Zinman -- Theory -- The Rise of the Public Intellectual -- What Is an Intellectual? / Arthur M. Melzer -- A Platonic Perspective on the Idea of the Public Intellectual / Thomas L. Pangle -- The Idea of the Public Intellectual in the Age of the Enlightenment / Paul A. Rahe -- Rousseau's Critique of the Public Intellectual in the Age of the Enlightenment / Christopher Kelly -- The Founding Fathers and the Creation of Public Opinion / Gordon S. Wood -- The Public Intellectual in the Twentieth Century -- The Changing Role of the Public Intellectual in American History / John Patrick Diggins -- The Decline of the Public Intellectual and the Rise of the Pundit / Josef Joffe -- The Public Intellectual and the Experience of Totalitarianism / Pierre Hassner -- The Peripheral Insider: Raymond Aron and the Wages of Reason / Tony Judt -- Gray Is Beautiful / Adam Michnik -- Practice -- The Professional Scholar as Public Intellectual: Reflections Prompted by Karl Mannheim, Robert K. Merton, and C. Wright Mills / Ira Katznelson -- Public Philosophy and International Feminism / Martha C. Nussbaum -- Wit Irony Fun Games / Saul Bellow.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Summary The editors bring together a wide variety of noted scholars to discuss the characteristics, nature, and role of public thinkers. By looking at scholarly life in the West, this work explores the relationship between thought and action, ideas and events, reason and history.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585463220 (electronic bk.)
9780585463223 (electronic bk.)
0742508145 (alk. paper)
9780742508149 (alk. paper)
0742508153 (Paperback ; alk. paper)
9780742508156 (Paperback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 52801907
Additional Format Print version: Public intellectual. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2003 0742508145 (DLC) 2002009701 (OCoLC)50072425

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