This book provides a historically-informed survey critically outlining sociological, psychological, political, and economic approaches to the role of public intellectuals. Sassower suggests how the state might financially support the essential work of public intellectuals so as to critically engage the public and improve public policies.
Raphael Sassower is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Centre for Legal Studies at University of Colorado, USA. His recent publications include Digital Exposure: Postmodern Postcapitalism and Religion and Sports in American Culture.
1. The Myth of 'Speaking Truth to Power' 2. A Variety of Intellectual Experiences 3. Four Standard Approaches 4. Certified Public Intellectuals 5. Intellectual Welfare
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