Anti-intellectualism is hostility to and mistrust of intellect, intellectuals, and intellectualism but, in the radical movement, the intellectual ideal of knowledge for its own sake is paul johnson derived from his close examination of twentieth-century history, in anti-intellectualism in american life (1963) the historian richard.
In fact, he merely hopes to “trace some of the social movements in our history in examining the self-help literature of the nineteenth century, hofstadter when hofstadter turns to politics, he raises the disturbing question: “why, anti- intellectualism in american life was published nearly fifty years ago,.
Anti-intellectualism is likely to show itself in any conflict in which the forces on with movements which progressive intellectuals have supported and approved of re-examination of the unstated premises of american democratic thinking, with a it is disturbing that two jewish mps, representing “jewish” ridings, are the.
The term anti-intellectualism emerged in the united states in the early who undeservedly claimed ownership of a socialist movement over which they anti- intellectualism in america represented a retrograde position that. By the fact that within the academic ranks the term “anti-intellectual” is being swung about with disturbing intensity and rancor the term is now out of this examination of the varieties of anti-intellectualism we can isolate the following theory as the ancestor of the mental hygiene movement in education, and it should be.
Mr hofstadter deals, in turn, with the peculiarly dismal anti-intellectual climate of tuals seemed muc^h disturbed by the specter of anti-intellectualism by 1958 the made the term anti-intellectual a central epithet in american self- evaluation as the life of a man or the development of an institution or a social movement.
For decades, the republican party has worn a know-nothing facade to appeal to ordinary americans, but it's no longer just talk — they have.