Allan Bloom Quotes

Most popular Allan Bloom Quotes

The essence of philosophy is the abandonment of all authority in favor of individual human reason.

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The artist is the most interesting of all phenomena, for he represents creativity, the definition of man.


Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.
— Allan Bloom

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