Intellectuals and society / Thomas Sowell.

Author
Sowell, Thomas, 1930- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Basic Books, c2009.
Description
ix, 398 p. ; 25 cm.

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Summary note
Sowell unravels the world of intellectuals in order to illustrate an important social phenomenon: how the thinkers of a society mold that society, leaving an impact on people in every walk of life, even if these thinkers are basically unknown to the world at large.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-376) and index.
Contents
Intellect and intellectuals -- Knowledge and notions -- Intellectuals and economics -- Intellectuals and social visions -- Optional reality in the media and academia -- Intellectuals and the law -- Intellectuals and war -- Intellectuals and war: repeating history -- Intellectuals and society.
ISBN
  • 9780465019489
  • 046501948X
LCCN
2009937004
OCLC
422757622
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