No myth of the 20th century is more pervasive than the belief that intellectuals determine the climate of opinion and shape the values of their society.
Thanks to American industry, marvels of technology—microwave ovens, citizens band radios, hand calculators, home computers, —flow in an endless stream.
All of our great presidents tangled with the press, and their supporters made reference to its power and ability to set the agenda of the national debate.
If you and I are not moral beings, we are mere walking and talking machines composed of organic tissues. It is the moral imagination which confers our identity upon us.
I am going to argue that ideas often stand in an illuminating relationship to some objective reality, but that often, perhaps most of the time, that is not their primary function.
Have these United States—or rather, the people of this country—lost the sense of what makes life worth living?
Without the New Left there would have been no outraged cry from Middle Americans for the restoration of order.
One of the things that can be done fastest and should be emphasized most is conservation: to use less energy in every possible way.
Science is increasingly coming under attack. Not only from outsiders who do not understand science but now also from disrupters within.
The purpose of this paper is to provide a context for understanding why the issue of sexual equality will be so difficult to resolve.