TITLE

On Allan Bloom

AUTHOR(S)
Zuckert, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Good Society Journal;2008, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the belief of philosopher Allan Bloom regarding the importance of education in the U.S. According to the author, Bloom's philosophies, theories and beliefs are regarded by university presidents and custodians as liberal correct that is bounded by virtue and humanity. In addition, the author notes that Bloom believed that technical expertise, skills and scientific knowledge is necessary to pursue higher education and become successful.
ACCESSION #
36067104

 

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