"The Closing of the American Mind, " a publishing phenomenon in hardcover, is now a paperback literary event. In this acclaimed number one national best-seller, one of our country's most distinguished political philosophers argues that the social/political crisis 20th-century America is really an intellectual crisis. Allan Bloom's sweeping analysis is essential to understanding America today. It has fired the imagination of a public ripe for change.
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By focusing on the American university, and by extension on American society, the author addresses the problem of "the radicalization of the principle of equality", and the "openness" to anything.About 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.
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Book Description Simon Schuster Trade, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0671479903
Book Description Simon Schuster Trade, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0671479903
Book Description Simon Schuster Trade, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110671479903
Book Description Simon Schuster, New York, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: new. ISBN:0671479903. [4to] 392p. index. Bindin is straight, square and clean, Pages are clean and crisp. Slight creasing at bottom 1/8tth inch of front panel. Slight creasing at top 1/16" of dj spine panel. A Lovely book, warts and all. As New in Fine dj protected against wear and tear in Brodart Archival Mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 108340