Practicing Enlightenment: Public Intellectualism and a New Vision for Transforming the Public Sphere

French philosopher Bernard Henri-Levy

It has been suggested that the sole “intellectual superstar” such as Bernard-Henri Lévy is primarily useful only to the “news-as-snippets mass media, for whom it is important to present a (preferably good-looking) figurehead as commentator on public issues.”

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