Global Advanced Research Journal of Educational Research and Reviews (GARJERR) ISSN: 2315-5132

January 2016, 5(1): pp. 001-008

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The Intellectual in the Information Society: An essay on subjectivity, knowledge, and communication

Eduardo C. B. Bittar

Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy and General Theory of Law at the School of Law (USP, São Paulo, Brazil). Is 2o. Vice-President of ABRAFI (IVR/ Brazil). N-2 level Researcher at Council for National Research – CNPq. Reseracher on the area of Philosophy and General Theory of Law, developing his actual research work on “Human Rights Education” and “Theory of democracy”. 


Accepted 28 December, 2015 


This article discusses the place of the intellectual in the modern world, and makes reflections about the situation of the impoverishment of intellectual venues, in the information society, as a sign of the decadence of this critical potential, discussing with the conception and main concepts of the Critical Theory, the ways to social emancipation.

Keywords: Critical Theory – Intellectual – Social Emancipation – Information Society.

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