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Zola : An Intellectual Quest for Justice, Paperback / softback Book

Zola : An Intellectual Quest for Justice Paperback / softback

Part of the Peacemakers series

Paperback / softback


This book examines the figure of the public intellectual through the work of Émile Zola in the Dreyfus affair.

It analyzes Zola’s famous letter “J’Accuse” supporting Alfred Dreyfus and its philosophical and political consequences for the intellectual world, including Indian public intellectuals.

The volume is an examination of the critical role that can be played by public intellectuals today by referring to the “J’Accuse” model and a homage to the ideal of living decently and truthfully through the exercise of critical reason and moral excellence. Accessible and comprehensive, the book will be essential reading for students of philosophy and critical reasoning.

It will be of interest to general readers as well.



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