Anti-intellectualism is hostility towards and mistrust of intellect, intellectuals, and
intellectual pursuits, usually expressed as the derision of education, philosophy,
Jun 20, 2015 ... America's social and political dysfunction is rooted in dangerous pathology: anti-
The acceptance and glorification of ignorance and anti-intellectualism into our
political system is one of the most dangerous threats to our country. Read Whole
Mar 9, 2014 ... In the 1960s the great historian Richard Hofstadter first identified a virulent strain
of anti-intellectualism in American life, but thanks to the Tea ...
For the ages For Hofstadter, pictured here in 1946, anti-intellectualism was an
unavoidable part of a democratic society. (Erich Hartmann / Magnum Photos).
In such instances current news events are sometimes said to reflect a long history
of American “anti-intellectualism.” So frequently does that term get bandied ...
Mar 23, 2016 ... The following article is entirely the opinion of Amanda Gardner and does not
reflect the views of the Inquisitr. Anti-intellectualism is defined by ...
Anti-intellectualism in American Life was awarded the 1964 Pulitzer Prize in Non-
Fiction. It is a book which throws light on many features of the American ...
Oct 29, 2015 ... Anti-knowledge is a subset of anti-intellectualism, and as Richard Hofstadter has
pointed out, anti-intellectualism has been a recurrent feature ...
adjective an·ti–in·tel·lec·tu·al \-ˌin-tə-ˈlek-ch(ə-w)əl, -ˈlek-shwəl\. Definition of
anti–intellectual. : opposing or hostile to intellectuals or to an intellectual view or ...