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For questions about the American professor (1930–1992) whose works include The Closing of the American Mind (1987) and a translation of Plato's Republic (1968). Not to be confused with English horticulturalist Alan Bloom, Yale professor Harold Bloom, or Joycean character Leopold Bloom.

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Where did Aristotle say that a good upbringing is needed for ethics?

In his hilarious review of The Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today's Students (1987), Robert Paul Wolff claims, straight-faced, ...
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