Philosophy and the Gods of the City: Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft’s “Thinking in Public”

Published: 11/09/2017
Philosophy and the Gods of the City: Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft’s “Thinking in Public”
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IN AN article published earlier this summer in The Revealer, the intellectual historian Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft identifies a recent hunger in the United States for “public intellectuals.” As he amply documents, different people mean different things by the term. Predominantly, though, it is used to signify a desire for a more thoughtful and informed public […] The post Philosophy and the Gods

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