The Closing of the American Mind

The Closing of the American Mind : How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy And Impoverished the Souls of Today's Students

3.75 (4,064 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Paperback

List price: US$19.12

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

'WHETHER OR NOT ONE AGREES WITH ITS CONCLUSIONS, THE CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND IS AN INDISPENSABLE GUIDE FOR DISCUSSION, NOT A MERE SKIMMING OF THE TRADITION, BUT A COMPLETELY ARTICULATED, HISTORICALLY ACCURATE SUMMARY, A TRUSTWORTHY RESUME OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE HIGHER MENTAL LIFE IN THE DEMOCRATIC U.S.A.' - SAUL BELLOW first published 1987 (us): author died 1992.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 134 x 215 x 30mm | 491g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0140146822
  • 9780140146820

Rating details

4,064 ratings
3.75 out of 5 stars
5 29% (1,160)
4 35% (1,431)
3 23% (945)
2 9% (355)
1 4% (173)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X