Giants and Dwarfs: Essays 1960-1990

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Simon & Schuster, 1991 - 395 páginas
The bestselling author of The Closing of the American Mind probes deeper into America's intellectual promise and its failings with thoughts on teachers, books, and education. Written with passion, wit, and insight, these stimulating essays confirm Bloom as one of America's boldest and most controversial thinkers. "Lucid and penetrating".--Chicago Tribune.

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Giants and dwarfs: essays, 1960-1990

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Historicism, cultural relativism, and positivism are again criticized by Bloom as contributing to a weakening of our traditional notions about good and evil, especially when applied to political ... Leer reseña completa

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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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