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    Some Thoughts on Intellectuals and the Schools

    Noam Chomsky
    Noting that intellectuals often value power more than truth, the author uses examples from American foreign policy to discuss the failure of the intellectual community to involve itself responsibly with current social problems. He suggests that the schools should deal objectively with moral issues while defending themselves, if need be, against both government propaganda and the indifference of intellectuals.

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    Winter 1966 Issue

    Abstracts

    Preface
    Lawrence A. Cremin
    The Teacher in Puritan Culture
    Wilson Smith
    Toward a Definition of Orthodoxy
    THE PATRICIAN SOUTH AND THE COMMON SCHOOLS
    William R. Taylor
    From Noah Webster to Chauncey Wright
    The Intellectual as Prognostic
    Daniel H. Calhoun
    The Kingdom of God and the Common School
    PROTESTANT MINISTERS AND THE EDUCATIONAL AWAKENING IN THE WEST
    David Tyack
    The Law and the Schools
    Paul A. Freund
    Childhood and the Education of Intellectuals
    David Hawkins
    Some Thoughts on Intellectuals and the Schools
    Noam Chomsky
    The Principal Issue
    Martin Deutsch
    Some Educational Attitudes and Poses
    Sidney Hook
    Intellectuals and the Schools
    A Case History
    Morris Kline
    Ideas at My Fingertips
    Bartlett H. Hayes, Jr.
    The Artist as Teacher, the Poet as Troublemaker
    William Meredith
    A Question of Tensions
    Gerald W. Johnson
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