Daniel Bell Quotes

Action is typical of the American style, thought and planning are not; it is considered heresy to state that some problems are not immediately or easily solvable.

 
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Daniel Bell, 1919–2011, Sociologist, Harvard University, Daedalus, Summer 1967

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Daniel Bell
Daniel Bell
  • Born: May 10, 1919
  • Died: January 25, 2011
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Sociologist

Daniel Bell was an American sociologist, writer, editor, and professor at Harvard University, best known for his contributions to the study of post-industrialism. He has been described as "one of the leading American intellectuals of the postwar era." His three best known works are The End of Ideology, The Coming of Post-Industrial Society and The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism.

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