Re: specific intellectual

Excellent quotation - can anyone provide a more complete reference?

>From: Erik D Lindberg <edl@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: foucault@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: Poststructuralism & Ethics
>Here's a relevant quotation to the discussion:
>"The role of an intellectual is not to tell others what they must do. By
>what right would he do so? And remember all the prophecies, promises,
>injunctions and plans intellectuals have been able to formulate in the
>course of the last two centuries and of which we have seen the effects.
>The work of an intellectual is not to mold the political will of others;
>it is, through the analyses that he does in his own field, to re-examine
>evidence and assumptions, to shake up habitual ways of working and
>thinking, to dissipate conventional familiarities, to re-evaluate rules
>and institutions and starting from this re-problematization (where he
>occupies his specific profession as an intellectual) to participate in
>the formation of a political will (where he has his role as a citizen to
>play)" (FOUCAULT LIVE 305-6).
>Thanks Erik for this quote. It reminds me of f's comments on specific
>intellectual that concluded an interview on the power/knowledge volume. I
>had been wondering why this angle on the ethics/poststruc. "dilemma" had not
>been brought out before, or as of yet in regard this thread.


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