HelloQuizzy.com: The "What Type of Intellectual are You?" Test
Very much so. Especially considering that public intellectuals are supposed to be interested in addressing issues effecting society at large in greater depth and thus help inform public discourse. And of course I enjoy connecting with people in intellectual discussion, as my one blog helped show.Public Intellectual
You scored 40% empirical, 60% public, and 61% teaching-oriented
Noble, confident, successful! You are The Public Intellectual!
You have the enviable traits of the public intellectual. Unlike many great men and women, you are likely to be widely recognized for your contributions to popular discourse. People might admiringly drop your name in blogs on the internet or invite you to fancy cocktail parties.
However, you may find yourself fighting to maintain the integrity of your ideas. You're very likely to be mischaracterized, politicized, or satirized by scholars and laymen alike. And you may be tempted to stick to your guns, merely out of stubbornness. But when push comes to shove, you're exactly whom thousands of liberal arts major will strive to be some day.