Mark Kingwell delivers a lecture on ‘Representations of the Intellectual in Everyday Life’. Has pop culture ruined the intellectual?”

Mark Kingwell, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto

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The episode of the Simpsons that Prof Kingwell refers to in his lecture is episode nine of season twelve, called ‘HOMR.’ You can find it online here.

Our best universities have forgotten that the reason they exist is to make minds, not careers.