About this title:
The bestselling author of The Closing of the American Mind probes deeper into America's intellectual promise and its failings with thoughts on teachers, books, and education. Written with passion, wit, and insight, these stimulating essays confirm Bloom as one of America's boldest and most controversial thinkers. "Lucid and penetrating".--Chicago Tribune.
A collection of essays on teachers, books and education, from the author of The Closing of the American Mind. In this book, current liberal theories of justice are criticized, the shortcomings of the modern university are analyzed and the works of Shakespeare, Swift and Plato are examined.
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