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Cultural critic

A cultural critic is a critic of a given culture, usually as a whole. Cultural criticism has significant overlap with social and cultural theory. While such criticism is simply part of the self-consciousness of the culture, the social positions of the critics and the medium they use vary widely. The conceptual and political grounding of criticism also changes over time.

Dries van Agt

Andreas Antonius Maria "Dries" van Agt ; born 2 February 1931) is a retired Dutch politician and diplomat of the defunct Catholic Peoples Party and later the Christian Democratic Appeal party and jurist who served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 19 December 1977 until 4 November 1982. Van Agt attended the Augustinianum Gymnasium in Eindhoven from June 1943 until June 1949 and applied at the Radboud University Nijmegen in June 1949 majoring in Law and obtaining an Bachelor of Laws degree in July 1951 before graduating with an Master of Laws degree in July 1955. Van Agt worked as a ...

Jaafar Aksikas

Jaafar Aksikas is a Moroccan-born American academic, activist, media personality and cultural critic. He holds a Ph.D in Cultural Studies from George Mason University, an MA in the Humanities from Al Akhawayn University, Morocco, and a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Chouaib Doukkali University, Morocco. He is currently Associate Professor of Cultural Studies and Humanities at Columbia College Chicago, United States. He is also President and CEO of the Institute for Global Arab Media, Democracy and Culture. He was also President of the Cultural Studies Association. His books a ...

Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali Khan is a British political activist, writer, journalist, historian, filmmaker, and public intellectual. He is a member of the editorial committee of the New Left Review and Sin Permiso, and contributes to The Guardian, CounterPunch, and the London Review of Books. He read PPE at Exeter College, Oxford. He is the author of many books, including Pakistan: Military Rule or Peoples Power 1970, Can Pakistan Survive? The Death of a State 1983, Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads and Modernity 2002, Bush in Babylon 2003, Conversations with Edward Said 2005, Pirates Of The Caribb ...

Hannah Arendt

Johanna "Hannah" Cohn Arendt, also known as Hannah Arendt Bluecher, was a German-American philosopher and political theorist. Her many books and articles on topics ranging from totalitarianism to epistemology have had a lasting influence on political theory. Arendt is widely considered one of the most important political philosophers of the twentieth century. Arendt was born in Hanover, Germany but mostly raised in Konigsberg in a secular merchant Jewish culture by parents (a merchant secular Jewish culture by parents) who were politically progressive, being supporters of the Social Democr ...

Aristotle

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and polymath during the Classical period in Ancient Greece. He was the founder of the Lyceum and the Peripatetic school of philosophy and Aristotelian tradition. Along with his teacher Plato, he has been called the "Father of Western Philosophy". His writings cover many subjects – including physics, biology, zoology, metaphysics, logic, ethics, esthetics, poetry, theatre, music, rhetoric, psychology, linguistics, economics, politics and government. Aristotle provided a complex synthesis of the various philosophies existing prior to him, and it was above al ...