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Intellectuals and society

Author: Thomas Sowell; Robertson Dean
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2010.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a study of how intellectuals as a class affect modern societies by shaping the climate of opinion in which official policies develop, on issues ranging from economics to law to war and peace. The thesis of Intellectuals and Society is that the influence of intellectuals is not only greater than in previous eras but also takes a very different form from that envisioned by those like Machiavelli and others who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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Sowell, Thomas, 1930-
Intellectuals and society.
[Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2010
(OCoLC)540609290
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Sowell; Robertson Dean
ISBN: 9781441715685 1441715681
OCLC Number: 777802848
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Robertson Dean.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Responsibility: Thomas Sowell.

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This is a study of how intellectuals as a class affect modern societies by shaping the climate of opinion in which official policies develop, on issues ranging from economics to law to war and peace. The thesis of Intellectuals and Society is that the influence of intellectuals is not only greater than in previous eras but also takes a very different form from that envisioned by those like Machiavelli and others who have wanted to directly influence rulers.

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