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The Resource The state of the American mind : 16 leading critics on the new anti-intellectualism, edited by Mark Bauerlein and Adam Bellow

The state of the American mind : 16 leading critics on the new anti-intellectualism, edited by Mark Bauerlein and Adam Bellow

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The state of the American mind : 16 leading critics on the new anti-intellectualism
Title
The state of the American mind
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16 leading critics on the new anti-intellectualism
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edited by Mark Bauerlein and Adam Bellow
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eng
Summary
In 1987, Allan Blooms The Closing of the American Mind was published; a wildly popular book that drew attention to the shift in American culture away from the tenants that made Americaand Americansunique. Bloom focused on a breakdown in the American curriculum, but many sensed that the issue affected more than education. The very essence of what it meant to be an American was disappearing
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non fiction
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bibliography
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The state of the American mind : 16 leading critics on the new anti-intellectualism, edited by Mark Bauerlein and Adam Bellow
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Copyright
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Subtitle from cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Biblical literacy matters
  • Why Johnny and Joanie can't write, revisited
  • College graduates: satisfies, but adrift
  • Anatomy of an epidemic
  • Part two--
  • Personal and cognitive habits/interests.
  • A wired nation tunes out the news
  • Catching our eye : the alluring fallacy of knowing at a glance
  • Rise of the self and the decline of intellectual and civic interest
  • Has internet-fueled conspiracy-mongering crested?
  • Foreword--
  • Part three--
  • National consequences.
  • Dependency in America: American exceptionalism and the entitlement state
  • Political ignorance in America
  • In defense of difficulty: how the decline of the ideal of seriousness has dulled democracy in the name of phony populism
  • We live in the age of feelings
  • How colleges create the "expectation of confirmation"--
  • New antinomian attitude
  • America: Are we losing our mind?
  • Mark Bauerlein and Adam Bellow
  • Introduction--
  • Knowledge requirement: what every American needs to know
  • Part one--
  • States of mind: indicators of intellectual and cognitive decline.
  • Troubling trend of cultural IQ
Control code
sky2ocm75047607
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 260 pages
Isbn
9781599474588
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The state of the American mind : 16 leading critics on the new anti-intellectualism, edited by Mark Bauerlein and Adam Bellow
Publication
Copyright
Note
Subtitle from cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Biblical literacy matters
  • Why Johnny and Joanie can't write, revisited
  • College graduates: satisfies, but adrift
  • Anatomy of an epidemic
  • Part two--
  • Personal and cognitive habits/interests.
  • A wired nation tunes out the news
  • Catching our eye : the alluring fallacy of knowing at a glance
  • Rise of the self and the decline of intellectual and civic interest
  • Has internet-fueled conspiracy-mongering crested?
  • Foreword--
  • Part three--
  • National consequences.
  • Dependency in America: American exceptionalism and the entitlement state
  • Political ignorance in America
  • In defense of difficulty: how the decline of the ideal of seriousness has dulled democracy in the name of phony populism
  • We live in the age of feelings
  • How colleges create the "expectation of confirmation"--
  • New antinomian attitude
  • America: Are we losing our mind?
  • Mark Bauerlein and Adam Bellow
  • Introduction--
  • Knowledge requirement: what every American needs to know
  • Part one--
  • States of mind: indicators of intellectual and cognitive decline.
  • Troubling trend of cultural IQ
Control code
sky2ocm75047607
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 260 pages
Isbn
9781599474588
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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