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Allan Bloom
Closing of the American Mind (2008 edition), Simon and Schuster - ISBN: 9781439126264

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Born: September 14, 1930

Died: October 7, 1992 (aged 62)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Allan David Bloom was an American philosopher, classicist, and academic. He studied under David Grene, Leo Strauss, Richard McKeon and Alexandre Kojève. He subsequently taught at Cornell University, the University of Toronto, Yale University, École Normale Supérieure of Paris, and the University of Chicago.

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