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Expanding the American mind

Beth Luey

Expanding the American mind

books and the popularization of knowledge

by Beth Luey

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBeth Luey
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ1003.2 .L84 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24492626M
ISBN 109781558498167, 9781558498174
LC Control Number2010003404

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Expanding the American Mind begins by comparing fiction and nonfiction—their relative respectability in the eyes of reading experts and in the opinions of readers themselves.

It then traces the roots of popularization from the Middle Ages to the present, examining changes in literacy, education, and university politics. Expanding the American Mind begins by comparing fiction and nonfiction—their relative respectability in the eyes of reading experts and in the opinions of readers themselves.

It then traces the roots of popularization from the Middle Ages to the present, examining changes in literacy, education, and university politics. Free Online Library: Expanding the American Mind: Books and the Popularization of Knowledge.(Book review) by "The Historian"; History Book reviews Printer Frien, articles and books.

He says that an increasing trading of insults and a refusal to engage in such debates is evidence of The Closing of the American Mind. Some of the adverse reviews of this book twenty-five years on seem to confirm his worst fears.

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The Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today's Students is a book by the philosopher Allan Bloom, in which the author criticizes the "openness" of relativism, in academia and society in general, as leading paradoxically to the great "closing" referenced in the book's title.

In Bloom's view, Author: Allan Bloom. Get this from a library. Expanding the American mind: books and the popularization of knowledge. [Beth Luey] -- "Over the past fifty years, knowledge of the natural world, history, and human behavior has expanded dramatically.

What has been learned in the academy has become part of political discourse. Following up from the review Mortimer Adler’s “How to Read a Book,” I figured that I’d finally get around to reading Alan Bloom’s “Closing of the American Mind,” which goes into detail about the collapse of American intellectual life, especially following the unrest in the even takes a couple pot-shots at Adler’s Great Books program within the text.

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THE CODDLING OF THE AMERICAN MIND How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure By Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt pp. Author: Thomas Chatterton Williams. Most non-fiction books are bad. And sometimes that's a great thing. It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about.

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White Supremacy’s Gateway to the American Mind. Amazon’s self-publishing arm gives extremists and neo-Nazis banned from other platforms unprecedented access to a. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt; Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild; Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime by John Heilemann, Mark Halperin.Erik Davis (born J ) is an American writer, scholar, journalist and public speaker whose writings have ranged from rock criticism to cultural analysis to creative explorations of esoteric mysticism.

He is perhaps best known for his book Techgnosis: Myth, Magic and Mysticism in the Age of Information, as well as his work on California counterculture, including Born: J (age 52), Redwood City.

Pub Res Q () – DOI /s Beth Luey: Expanding the American Mind: Books and the Popularization of Knowledge University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, MA,pp, $ (Paperback), ISBN: Michael Schudson Published online: 26 April Springer Science+Business Media, LLC .