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Title The responsibility of intellectuals : reflections by Noam Chomsky and others after 50 years / edited by Nicholas Allott, Chris Knight and Neil Smith
Published London : UCL Press, 2019


Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations (black and white)
Series Online access: OAPEN Open Research Library (ORL)
Online access: OAPEN DOAB Directory of Open Access Books
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; Contributors; Preface; Introduction: 'The Responsibility of Intellectuals': what it does and does not say; Remarks on the historical context of the essay 'The Responsibility of Intellectuals'; 1 Reflections on Chomsky's 'The Responsibility of Intellectuals'; 2 'I don't want no peace'- a black, Jewish activist's take on the responsibility of intellectuals; 3 The responsibility of intellectuals in the era of bounded rationality and Democracy for Realists; 4 The propaganda model and the British nuclear weapons debate
5 Speaking truth to power -- from within the heart of the empire6 The abdication of responsibility; 7 Replies and commentary; 8 Conference Q Bibliography; Index
Summary 'The Responsibility of Intellectuals' propelled Noam Chomsky onto the US political scene half a century ago. This book revisits the seminal work, and features six new essays written to celebrate and explore its relevance in today's world, including Chomsky's recollections of the background to the original publication, and extensive commentary
Analysis Chomsky, war
Responsibility of Intellectuals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 04, 2019)
Subject Chomsky, Noam. Responsibility of intellectuals
Chomsky, Noam. Responsibility of intellectuals
Peace studies & conflict resolution.
Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000.
History of ideas.
Political science & theory.
Other warfare & defence issues.
Intellectual life
United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 21st century
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Allott, Nicholas, editor
Knight, Chris, 1942- editor.
Smith, N. V. (Neilson Voyne), editor.
ISBN 9781787355514