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The responsibility of intellectuals

Author: Noam Chomsky
Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As a nineteen-year-old undergraduate in 1947, Noam Chomsky was deeply affected by articles about the responsibility of intellectuals written by Dwight Macdonald, an editor of Partisan Review and then of Politics. Twenty years later, as the Vietnam War was escalating, Chomsky turned to the question himself, noting that "intellectuals are in a position to expose the lies of governments" and to analyze their "often
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noam Chomsky
ISBN: 9781620973431 162097343X
OCLC Number: 1029839305
Notes: Initialement paru dans un supplément de The New York Review of Books, le 23 février 1967.
Description: 1 v. (vii, 143 pages) ; 19 cm
Contents: The responsibility of intellectuals --
The responsibility of intellectuals, redux : using privilege to challenge the state
Responsibility: Noam Chomsky.

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Fifty years after it first appeared, one of Noam Chomsky's greatest essays published as a timely stand-alone book.  Read more...

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