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The closing of the American mind : how higher education has failed democracy and impoverished the souls of today's students

Author: Allan Bloom
Publisher: Toronto : CNIB, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Braille book : Braille : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author maintains that America is in a crisis because the education system has abandoned the tradition of philosophy and literature, beginning with Socrates and Plato. Young people, lacking an understanding of the past and a vision of the future, live in an impoverished present. Bestseller 1987.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Bloom
ISBN: 0671479903 9780671479909
OCLC Number: 1011699438
Notes: New York : Simon and Schuster, c1987.
Description: 12 volumes of computer braille
Responsibility: Allan Bloom.

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The author maintains that America is in a crisis because the education system has abandoned the tradition of philosophy and literature, beginning with Socrates and Plato. Young people, lacking an understanding of the past and a vision of the future, live in an impoverished present. Bestseller 1987.

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