TITLE

BLIND BLOOM

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
January 1991
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan1991, Issue 9, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes the philosophy of author Allan Bloom which he expressed in his published essays. Background on the author; Failure of Bloom to consider religion in his book of essays "Giants and Dwarfs"; Reasons behind the negative views of the author on religion.
ACCESSION #
17727967

 

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