The Closing of the American Mind
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About "The Closing of the American Mind"
'WHETHER OR NOT ONE AGREES WITH ITS CONCLUSIONS, THE CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND IS AN INDISPENSABLE GUIDE FOR DISCUSSION, NOT A MERE SKIMMING OF THE TRADITION, BUT A COMPLETELY ARTICULATED, HISTORICALLY ACCURATE SUMMARY, A TRUSTWORTHY RESUME OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE HIGHER MENTAL LIFE IN THE DEMOCRATIC U.S.A.' - SAUL BELLOW first published 1987 (us)* author died 1992.
Meet the Author
Allan Bloom was Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and the College and co-director of the John M. Olin Center for Inquiry into the Theory and Practice of Democracy at the University of Chicago. He taught at Yale, University of Paris, University of Toronto, Tel Aviv University, and Cornell, where he was the recipient of the Clark Teaching Award in 1967. He died in 1992.