The closing of the American mind

Title The closing of the American mind
Names Bloom, Allan David.
Length 16 hours, 37 minutes
Book Number DB025999
Title Status Active
Narrator Williams, Jake.
Language English
Annotation The author, philosopher of education and social critic at the University of Chicago, criticizes liberal arts education and American undergraduates during the past twenty-five years. Bloom maintains that we are in a crisis in the West because we have abandoned our intellectual tradition beginning with Socrates and Plato and extending through Machiavelli, Hobbes, Rousseau, and Nietzsche. Controversial. Bestseller 1987.
Medium Digital Books
Audience Notes Bestseller. NLS/BPH
Male narrator. NLS/BPH
Local Subject Education - 370
United States - History - 973
History - North America - 970
LC Subject Education, Higher - United States - Philosophy
United States - Intellectual life - 20th century
Call Number 973.92 ANF
Released 2007
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2007. (Talking Book Publishers, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Simon and Schuster, c1987.
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