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The closing of the American mind: how higher education has failed democracy and impoverished the souls of today's students

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Publisher:
Simon and Schuster,
Pub. Date:
c1987.
Language:
English
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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 of 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. Book jacket.
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9780671479909
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title_displayThe closing of the American mind : how higher education has failed democracy and impoverished the souls of today's students
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