TITLE

Nutty Professors

AUTHOR(S)
Berkowitz, Peter
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;11/27/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 22, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes the partisanship displayed by intellectuals and professors in the debate of the contested presidential election between Al Gore and George W. Bush. Decision to participate in the group called Emergency Committee of Concerned Citizens 2000; Implications of the intellectuals' participation on their professional authority; Dependence of the dignity of democracy on the professional authority of intellectuals with historical perspective; Problems with the suggestion on the constitutional significance of the popular vote.
ACCESSION #
3787685

 

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