The Dream of a Democratic Culture Mortimer J. Adler and the Great Books Idea
by
 
Lacy, Tim. author.

Title
The Dream of a Democratic Culture Mortimer J. Adler and the Great Books Idea

Author
Lacy, Tim. author.

ISBN
9781137042620

Personal Author
Lacy, Tim. author.

Physical Description
IX, 324 p. online resource.

Series
Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History

Abstract
This book presents a moderately revisionist history of the great books idea anchored in the following movements and struggles: fighting anti-intellectualism, advocating for the liberal arts, distributing cultural capital, and promoting a public philosophy, anchored in mid-century liberalism, that fostered a shared civic culture.

Subject Term
Education.
 
History, Modern.
 
America -- History.
 
United States -- History.
 
Civilization -- History.
 
Social history.
 
Education -- History.
 
History of Education.
 
Cultural History.
 
History of the Americas.
 
US History.
 
Modern History.

Added Corporate Author
SpringerLink (Online service)

Electronic Access
http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137042620


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