The Intellectual as Stranger
Studies in Spokespersonship
By Dick Pels
Published December 14th 2000 by Routledge – 304 pages
The Intellectual as Stranger explores the historical association between images of the intellectual and those of the stranger, or the outsider to society. Using detailed case-studies, Pels examines the ambiguous strangerhood of political intellectuals such as Marx, Durkheim, Sorel, Freyer and Hendrik de Man.