Example sentences for: intellectuals

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

  • A survey of this sort allows little time for mining the substantial debates among black intellectuals, but the main ones get at least a mention.

  • So, when I come across intellectuals peddling more community as a solution, it is necessary to let off both barrels of the sawed-off rhetorical reality check.

  • And there's a conservative, political version of this idea, which holds that intellectuals are bound to be impractical, immoral, and too eager to impose their rationalist, radical schemes on the rest of us.

  • Can you imagine 'the Boca Raton intellectuals' exercising cultural clout in the national media, with profiles about them to follow in the Times ? Don't hold your breath.

  • There are three serious problems with his argument--first, an analysis that gives urban liberalism an unconvincing degree of importance in accounting for this decline; second, a methodology that picks out three cities that are not really representative; and third, an oddly unbalanced account of urban history that places ideologically motivated mayors, liberal intellectuals, and radical black activists center stage.

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