ERIC Number: EJ665923
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Public Intellectuals, Public Life, and the University.
Brouwer, Daniel C.; Squires, Catherine R.
Argumentation and Advocacy, v39 n3 p201-13 Win 2003
Contends that the figure of the public intellectual galvanizes the imagination and catalyzes social commentary. Discerns three major topics - breadth, site, and legitimacy - in an analysis of popular commentary about public intellectuals in the mainstream press from 1987 to 2002. Argues that reference to John Dewey helps to illuminate contemporary discussion about public intellectuals. (PM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A