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What Are Intellectuals Good For? (Paperback) Loot Price: R274 Discovery Miles 2 740

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What Are Intellectuals Good For? (Paperback): George Scialabba
What Are Intellectuals Good For? (Paperback): George Scialabba

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George Scialabba

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Nonfiction. Politics. Literary Criticism. WHAT ARE INTELLECTUALS GOOD FOR? appraises a large gallery of twentieth-century intellectuals, including Randolph Bourne, Dwight Macdonald, Lionel Trilling, Irving Howe, Isaiah Berlin, William F. Buckley Jr., Allan Bloom, Richard Rorty, Stanley Fish, Christopher Lasch, Edward Said, Ellen Willis, and Christopher Hitchens. It also includes two essays on intellectuals and politics and concludes with one on moral consequences of our species cyber-evolution. George Scialabba, a columnist for the Boston Globe and contributor to the Boston Review, Dissent, the American Prospect, and the Nation, is admired by a circle of discerning readers. WHAT ARE INTELLECTUALS GOOD FOR?, his second essay collection, brings his voice to a larger audience. Scott McLemee, the Intellectual Affairs columnist of InsideHigherEd, has contributed a foreword.

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Imprint: Pressed Wafer
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2009
First published: May 2009
Authors: George Scialabba
Dimensions: 227 x 152 x 16mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade / Cloth over boards
Pages: 252
ISBN-13: 978-0-9785156-6-9
Barcode: 9780978515669
Categories: Promotions
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > General
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 0-9785156-6-8

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