The Closing of the American Mind
How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today's StudentsPaperback - 1987
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.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto ; Simon & Schuster, c1987.
Characteristics: 392 pages ;,25 cm.