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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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By association then, he acquires the aura of a public intellectual himself.
Charles Pete Banner-Haley describes From Du Bois to Obama: African American Intellectuals In the Public Forum as "a series of historical meditations" (ix) on the role of black public intellectuals since the 1930s to the election of the first African American president of the United States, Barrack Hussein Obama.
Thus witnessing and subsequently acting from a position of personal integrity are key activities of the public intellectual.
Writing specifically about a perceived paucity of public intellectuals in social work, Karger and Hernandez (2004) concluded that "social workers have little influence on the pressing social issues of the day" (p.
But then, not every literary critic has the potential to be a public intellectual.
It is well positioned to strike the appropriate blend of theory and practice, and the idea of public intellectual work is at the heart of that mix.
As we shall see, for some, one only needs a tally-sheet and a calculator to determine the value of a public intellectual, whereas one needs very discipline-specific information to determine the value of an academic.
Well-known French public intellectual Bernard-Henri Lvy revealed on Friday that Macron is ready to meditate between Erbil and Baghdad, the two top officials are expected to soon meet with the French president in Paris.
Tan is a public intellectual, legal columnist, former constitutional law professor and a leader of overseas Filipino workers.
Synopsis: The public intellectual, as a person and ideal, has a long and storied history.
Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971) was an American Protestant theologian, professor at the Union Theological Seminary for more than 30 years, and a leading public intellectual of the 20th century.
But in public intellectual engagement the question does not primarily come out of a discipline.
But as knowledge is drawn into the orbit of power, and as the line between knowledge and opinion is blurred, what role will the public intellectual play in the promotion and nurturing of democratic processes and goals?
Savage may well be the sort of public intellectual Jory Brass describes in 'Problematizing the Public Intellectual'.
Qasim Bogio said the writer cafe is serving as the centre for public intellectual discourse where writers, poets, artists and journalists meet and discuss contemporary literary issues over a cup of coffee.
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