"The 'public intellectual,' in Voltaire’s modern arena, aims for effect, not truth. We live still in this theater, built upon the ruins of Lisbon."See Voltaire, Gateway to the Great Books (10 Vol., 1963) volume 9; Great Books of the Western World (second edition, 60 Vol., 1990) volume 34.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Ephraim Radner at First Things.