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Author Sowell, Thomas, 1930-

Title Intellectuals and society / Thomas Sowell

Publ Info New York : Basic Books, [2009]
 PC-DHS Wash. DC  305.552 S731    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HM728 .S69 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 398 pages ; 25 cm
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Note 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
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
LC subject Intellectuals
Public opinion
Influence (Psychology)
ISBN 9780465019489