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ISBN 978-1-4426-4184-6


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The public intellectual and the culture of hope / edited by Joel Faflak and Jason Haslam ; foreword by John Polanyi.

Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-1-4426-4184-6 (bound)

1. Intellectuals – Social conditions. 2. Intellectual life. I. Haslam,
Jason W., 1971– II. Faflak, Joel, 1959–

HM728.P82 2013     305.5’52     C2013-904063-3


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