Intellectuals: From Marx and Tolstoy to Sartre and Chomsky Paul Johnson

Intellectuals: From Marx and Tolstoy to Sartre and Chomsky

Author: Paul Johnson
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Book Title
Intellectuals: From Marx and Tolstoy to Sartre and Chomsky
Author
Paul Johnson
ISBN
9780061253171
In this witty and thought-provoking book, Paul Johnson takes an unsparing look at the men and women who have shaped the modern world. Johnson profiles Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Sartre, Edmund Wilson, Lillian Hellman, Noam Chomsky and others, revealing their multifaceted personalities and showing them to be both brilliant and contradictory, magnetic and dangerous. Paul Johnson has written many books, including Creators, George Washington, Modern Times, and Art: A New History. He contributes a weekly essay to the Spectator and a monthly column to Forbes. He lives in London, England, and lectures all over the world. "Mr. Johnson revels in all the wicked things these great thinkers have done, and the revealing parts of the book are great fun to read." -- New York Times Book ReviewBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Paul JohnsonPublisher: Harper PerennialPublished: 05/01/2007ISBN: 9780061253171Pages: 385Weight: 0.67lbsSize: 7.98h x 7.04w x 1.09dReview Citations: Christianity Today 10/01/2008 pg. 104

In this witty and thought-provoking book, Paul Johnson takes an unsparing look at the men and women who have shaped the modern world. Johnson profiles Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Sartre, Edmund Wilson, Lillian Hellman, Noam Chomsky and others, revealing their multifaceted personalities and showing them to be both brilliant and contradictory, magnetic and dangerous.

Paul Johnson has written many books, including Creators, George Washington, Modern Times, and Art: A New History. He contributes a weekly essay to the Spectator and a monthly column to Forbes. He lives in London, England, and lectures all over the world.

"Mr. Johnson revels in all the wicked things these great thinkers have done, and the revealing parts of the book are great fun to read." -- New York Times Book Review

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Paul Johnson
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 05/01/2007
ISBN: 9780061253171
Pages: 385
Weight: 0.67lbs
Size: 7.98h x 7.04w x 1.09d

Review Citations: Christianity Today 10/01/2008 pg. 104

In this witty and thought-provoking book, Paul Johnson takes an unsparing look at the men and women who have shaped the modern world. Johnson profiles Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Sartre, Edmund Wilson, Lillian Hellman, Noam Chomsky and others, revealing their multifaceted personalities and showing them to be both brilliant and contradictory, magnetic and dangerous.

Paul Johnson has written many books, including Creators, George Washington, Modern Times, and Art: A New History. He contributes a weekly essay to the Spectator and a monthly column to Forbes. He lives in London, England, and lectures all over the world.

"Mr. Johnson revels in all the wicked things these great thinkers have done, and the revealing parts of the book are great fun to read." -- New York Times Book Review

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Paul Johnson
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 05/01/2007
ISBN: 9780061253171
Pages: 385
Weight: 0.67lbs
Size: 7.98h x 7.04w x 1.09d

Review Citations: Christianity Today 10/01/2008 pg. 104