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How to Be an IntellectualEssays on Criticism, Culture, and the University$
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Jeffrey J. Williams

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780823263806

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.001.0001

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Credibility and Criticism:

Credibility and Criticism:

On Walter Benn Michaels

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(p.57) Seven Credibility and Criticism
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How to Be an Intellectual
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Jeffrey J. Williams

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0008

This essay challenges Walter Benn Michaels' position on cultural politics. Michaels' argues for class over diversity, but the problem is Michaels' ethos: he has little credibility in actual political work, so his argument is merely academic rather than a model to emulate.

Keywords:   Walter Benn Michaels, Against diversity, Cultural politics

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