Example sentences for: academics

How can you use “academics” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Human Rights in China, a New York-based group started by Chinese academics, offers a comprehensive site with links to a site for Wang Dan, the Tiananmen Square activist who was released from a long stint in prison only this spring.

  • Spies’ house and spring-fed swimming pool (now part of the Tjampuhan Hotel) were visited by Western artists, academics, musicians, and stars of theater and film.

  • Nonfiction works generally appeal to small groups of academics/devotees of any particular subject, and those people are likely to read the books regardless of what the NYTBR says.

  • Some of their criticisms are repeated here by legal academics Laurence Tribe and Ronald Dworkin: Scalia's originalism is too glib, because it doesn't distinguish between what the Constitution says and what its framers expected it to do ; too malleable, because it merely substitutes the guesswork of historians for the musings of moral philosophers; too value-laden, because it imputes an anti-evolutionary purpose to the Constitution.

  • Not written for academics, the book makes a fine introduction to the subject and has a useful Index.

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