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Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History

The Dream of a Democratic Culture

Mortimer J. Adler and the Great Books Idea

Authors: Lacy, T.

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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.

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Tim Lacy has a PhD in American History from Loyola University Chicago, USA, where he is currently employed. He has taught history at Monmouth College, USA, and several Chicago-area colleges and universities.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Dream of a Democratic Culture
Book Subtitle
Mortimer J. Adler and the Great Books Idea
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-04262-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137042620
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-33746-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34094-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 324
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