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As of late, the sociology of intellectuals has made important inroads into its object of study. Much of this has been achieved by problematizing the modes of engagement intellectuals undertake and multiplying the types of actors that can be considered … Continue reading
Charles Wright Mills was a pathbreaking intellectual who transformed the independent American left in the 1940s and 1950s. Often challenging the established ideologies and approaches of fellow leftist thinkers, Mills was central to creating and developing the idea of the … Continue reading
With respect to the responsibility of intellectuals, there are still other, equally disturbing questions. Intellectuals are in a position to expose the lies of governments, to analyze actions according to their causes and motives and often hidden intentions. In the … Continue reading
Què és un intel·lectual? La resposta més òbvia, probablement, seria aquesta: una persona que treballa amb el seu intel·lecte, que es guanya la vida (o, si no s’ha de preocupar d’aquestes coses, que satisfà els seus interessos) amb el cervell … Continue reading
For 40 years academics were duped into idolizing the idea of unfettered markets, says Cornel West, and now our society is paying a terrible price.
Read This is a transcript of a 1972 conversation between the post-structuralist philosophers Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze, which discusses the links between the struggles of women, homosexuals, prisoners etc to class struggle, and also the relationship between theory, practice … Continue reading
I am thus suggesting that intellectuals in the present moment must master new technologies and that there is thus a more intimate relationship between intellectuals and technology than in previous social configurations. To be an intellectual today involves use of … Continue reading