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Professor Russell Jacoby

Russell Jacoby's books range in topic from the place of psychology in American society ( Social Amnesia: A Critique of Conformist Psychology ) to the role of utopian thought ( The End of Utopia: Politics and Culture in the Age of Apathy ) and the origins of violence ( Bloodlust: On the Roots of Violence from Cain and Abel to the Present ). His The Last Intellectuals: American Culture in the Age of Academe introduced into the lexicon the term "public intellectual" and is considered one of the...See more