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Author Furedi, Frank, 1947-

Title Where have all the intellectuals gone? : including 'a reply to my critics' / Frank Furedi
Edition 2nd ed
Published London ; New York : Continuum, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 188 pages)
Contents A personal journey through the land of the Philistines -- Devaluing the intellect -- Trivial pursuits -- Dumbing down -- Social engineering -- The culture of flattery -- Treating people as children -- A reply to my critics
Summary Disturbed by the profound sense of disorientation that appears to afflict many of our cultural institutions, universities and schools, the author was prompted to write this book as he thinks the public deserves a high quality of debate and, as an audience with infinite potential, should command far greater respect
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-182) and index
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Subject Civilization, Modern -- 1950-
Intellectuals.
Learning and scholarship -- Great Britain
Popular culture -- Great Britain.
Civilization, Modern.
Intellectuals.
Learning and scholarship.
Popular culture.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Social Classes.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- Evaluation
Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1441191186
9781441191182