Pen Name: None
Born: September 14, 1930 in Indianapolis, Indiana
Died: October 7, 1992 in Chicago, Illinois
At the age of 16 Allan and his family moved to Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Allan Bloom was a lecturer in Liberal Arts at the University of Chicago from 1955-1960. In 1979 he returned to the University of Chicago as professor of philosophy and political science with the Committee on Social Thought and the College until 1992.
- Shakespeare`s Politics, Basic Books, 1964
- The Closing of the American Mind, How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today`s Students, Simon & Schuster, 1987
- Giants and Dwarfs, Essays 1960-1990, Simon & Schuster, 1990
- Love and Friendship, Simon & Schuster, 1993
- Shakespeare on Love and Friendship, University of Chicago, 2000
Titles at Your Library
Release Date: 1996-12-01
Giants and Dwarfs : Essays 1960-1990
Release Date: 1991-09
Love and Friendship
Release Date: 1994-05-19
Shakespeare on Love and Friendship
Release Date: 2000-06-07
Prix Jean-Jacques Rousseau from City of Geneva, 1987, for The Closing of the American Mind.
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