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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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Was Bellow's 'Ravelstein' a response to Robert Paul Wolff?

As noted in a previous question, political philosopher Robert Paul Wolff ironically claimed that Allan Bloom's celebrated culture war screed The Closing of the American Mind (1987) is actually a novel ...
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