Академическая автономия на службе интеллектуалов
This article is devoted to a role of the academic autonomy in a dominating position of intellectuals in the public sphere. The academic autonomy is a resource of legitimization the power and authority of intellectuals. Also intellectuals use the academic autonomy for protection of their social positions. In Russia transformation of the academic autonomy is connected with change of the position of intellectuals. Article represents the theoretical review based on attraction of a wide range russian and the foreign sources.