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Bertrand Russell: in our time (2012)
Bertrand Russell was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, and writer.
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Today I was interviewed by a PhD scholar researching ‘public’ geographers and public intellectuals more generally. I’m not sure if I was being researched as an actual public geographer, or as a group of people with views about public geography, but it did get me thinking about what we do and who we are aiming to talk to. 1,219 more words
In a crowded field of public intellectuals, John McWhorter stands head and shoulders above most. He has a genuine commitment to the Socratic method (i.e. intellectual honesty), never peddling an over-rehearsed hardened position that he’s been married to since the year dot. 382 more words