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An Intellectual in Public

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A new collection of essays from one of the most courageous and honest thinkers writing today
"The question of the public intellectual is very much in the air again," writes Alan Wolfe. As one of our eminent social commentators, Wolfe should know; he's been writing, with fierce intellectual independence, about American public and private life since the 1960s.

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Paperback, 336 pages
Published November 3rd 2004 by University of Michigan Press (first published August 21st 2003)
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Aug 31, 2008 Ed rated it liked it
Wolfe's a tough critic but always instructive. I often think about his essay on Mormonism & Steven Covey included in this book; it repays rereading.

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