Love and Friendship

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Simon & Schuster, 1993 - Philosophy - 590 pages
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The bestselling author of The Closing of the American Mind now says that we live in a world where the most basic human connections--love and friendship--are withering away. Completed shortly before his death, Bloom's eye-opening book also covers what poets and philosophers have written about love and friendship throughout the centuries. (Philosophy)

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About the author (1993)

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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