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public intellectual

A celebrated academic or literary mind who puts forth views in a public forum or setting France in the early 20th-century was home to many renowned public intellectuals who often gathered and debated topics of the day.
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And while the area of cyber intellectual property is growing as fast as the technology industry, electronic intellectual-property insurance law is trailing behind.
To say "intellectual life in early 20th-century Puerto Rico" is to speak of those intellectuals whose contradictory subjectivities were fundamentally shaped by the conflictive socio-economic and political terrains of the first decades under US colonial rule.
More than 6 million residents in the United States (and nearly 200 million people throughout the world) have some form of intellectual disability.
Since March, the department's Task Force on Intellectual Property has stepped up efforts to prosecute both foreign and domestic intellectual property theft.
The purpose of this RFA is to encourage the study of the role of laws and policies regarding intellectual property rights to genetics and genomics research and development, and the effect of such laws and policies on progress in these fields and on commercialization, drug development, health care delivery, and the public health.
This article discusses the tensions that exist for students in writing classrooms between collaborative workshopping of papers and individual notions of intellectual property ownership.
Only when the acquisition of information and skills is combined with a proper desire for true knowledge do we begin to acquire intellectual virtue, which may be defined as the conscientious pursuit of truth.
In one of my earlier works, the photographic triptych The First Intellectual, I touched on a concept that still preoccupies me: One wants to accomplish big things, but in the end it doesn't happen.
They want to understand Islam, including its perspectives on science, by going directly to the first source, the Qur'an, and not through the intermediary of the historical manifestations of the religion in the form of its spiritual traditions, intellectual culture, and civilization.
Understanding fascism, understanding that it could be neither accommodated nor appeased, understanding that Soviet communism was really rather like fascism--these were much more than examples of getting things right or of demonstrating intellectual courage and moral seriousness.
The issue of intellectual property and its protection is a growing concern, and Deborah E.
As Unacknowledged Legislation continually makes clear, Hitchens has a rather quaint notion that the public intellectual represents a vanguard of sorts.
Gartner likens intellectual and human capital management to asset management.
While the magazine strikes a skeptical note on the question of Bourdieu's actual dominance within French intellectual life, there can be little question that he rules the pages of Christophe Charle's social history of literary and intellectual life in fin de siecle Paris.
Writing with broad strokes, he indicts the institutionalization of intellectual life, the abandonment of universalism in favor of particularism, and the neutering of utopianism.