Beyond Cheering and Bashing: New Perspectives on the Closing of the American Mind
The debate over the central issue confronted in The Closing of the American Mind—the role of the university and the liberal arts in the United States—has become increasingly urgent and contentious. The goal of this collection of essays is to see what we can learn about the dilemmas confronting American culture through consideration of both The Closing of the American Mind and the debate it aroused.
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Where Did It Go Wrong?
The Good the Bad and the Ugly in Amerikas Akademia
Strange Bedfellows and their Offspring
A Feminist Reads The Closing of the American Mind
A Bloom Amid the ReaganBushes
The Great Books vs America
An American Tale
Arbiters of Culture
Allan Bloom and the Limits of Reason
On Mimesis as Freedom