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A world of ideas : conversations with thoughtful men and women about American life today and the ideas shaping our future

Author: Bill D Moyers; Betty S Flowers
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Interviews with Chinua Achebe, Isaac Asimov, Mary Catherine Bateson, Robert Bellah, Peter Berger, Sissela Bok, T. Berry Brazelton, James MacGregor Burns, Noam Chomsky, F. Forrester Church, Henry Steele Commager, E.L. Doctorow, Peter F. Drucker, Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris, Northrop Frye, Carlos Fuentes, Willard Gaylin, Mary Ann Glendon, Vartan Gregorian, Joseph Heller, Michael Josephson, Leon R. Kass, Sara  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moyers, Bill D.
World of ideas.
New York : Doubleday, ©1989
(OCoLC)644684010
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Betty S Flowers
ISBN: 0385262787 9780385262781 0385263465 9780385263467
OCLC Number: 19264895
Description: xii, 513 pages : portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Barbara Tuchman, historian --
Michael Josephson, ethicist --
Joseph Heller, novelist --
Noam Chomsky, linguist --
Tom Wolfe, writer --
William Julius Wilson, sociologist --
E.L. Doctorow, novelist --
Sheldon Wolin, political philosopher --
Forrest McDonald, historian --
Willard Gaylin, bioethicist --
Anne Wortham, sociologist --
T. Berry Brazelton, pediatrician --
Sara Lawrence Lightfoot, educator --
August Wilson, playwright --
Vartan Gregorian, educator --
James MacGregor Burns, historian --
John Searle, philosopher --
Arturo Madrid, educator --
Henry Steele Commager, historian --
Sissela Bok, ethicist --
Steven Weinberg, physicist --
Isaac Asimov, writer --
Robert Bellah, sociologist --
Jessica Tuchman Mathews, environmental scientist --
Chen Ning Yang, physicist --
David Puttnam, filmmaker --
Chinua Achebe, Nigerian novelist --
Mary Catherine Bateson, anthropologist --
Leon R. Kass, biologist and philosopher --
Elaine Pagels, historian of religion --
Maxine Singer, geneticist --
Peter Drucker, management professor --
F. Forrester Church, pastor --
Derek Walcott, poet --
John Lukacs, historian --
Martha Nussbaum, classicist and philosopher --
Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris, writers --
Mary Ann Glendon, law professor --
Peter Berger, sociologist --
Northrop Frye, Canadian literary critic --
Carlos Fuentes, Mexican novelist.
Responsibility: Bill Moyers ; Betty Sue Flowers, editor.
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Interviews with Chinua Achebe, Isaac Asimov, Mary Catherine Bateson, Robert Bellah, Peter Berger, Sissela Bok, T. Berry Brazelton, James MacGregor Burns, Noam Chomsky, F. Forrester Church, Henry Steele Commager, E.L. Doctorow, Peter F. Drucker, Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris, Northrop Frye, Carlos Fuentes, Willard Gaylin, Mary Ann Glendon, Vartan Gregorian, Joseph Heller, Michael Josephson, Leon R. Kass, Sara Lightfoot, John Lukacs, Forrest McDonald, Arturo Madrid, Jessica Tuchman Mathews, Martha Nussbaum, Elaine Pagels, David Puttnam, John Searle, Maxine Singer, Barbara Tuchman, Derek Walcott, Steven Weinberg, August Wilson, William Julius Wilson, Tom Wolfe, Sheldon Wolin, Anne Wortham, C.N. Yang.

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