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Civility and Subversion: The Intellectual in Democratic Society
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Publication date October 1, 1998
Pages 253
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780521627238
ISBN-10 0521627230
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 9 in.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $49.99
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: This book provides a new account of the role of the intellectual in democracy. Arguing that society suffers from a systemic deliberation deficit, Jeffrey Goldfarb explores the potential of the intellectual as democratic agent, civilizing political contestation and subverting complacent consensus. Intellectuals are special kinds of "strangers" who pay careful attention to their critical faculties and are uniquely equipped to address the most pressing issues of today. A diverse set of intellectuals in action are analyzed, from Socrates to Central European political dissidents, from Malcolm X to Toni Morrison.

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9780521622202 | details & prices | 253 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $134.99
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from Cambridge Univ Pr (October 1, 1998)
9780521627238 | details & prices | 253 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $49.99
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