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The Closing Of The American Mind, In Video!

If you missed their C-SPAN broadcast, you’re now free to watch video proceedings of the Manhattan Institute Center for the American University’s Closing of the American Mind conference anytime you want, at Minding The Campus. And you’d be well-served watching early and often. Jim Piereson’s historical assessment of the volume and the state of the modern university is particularly incisive, while Robert George, Roger Kimball, and Patrick Deneen provide an absolutely bracing discussion in “Are Certain Forms Of ‘Openness’ Really Tantamount To Intellectual And Moral ‘Closing?” Not to mention Peter Berkowitz, Heather MacDonald, and Mark Steyn’s offerings.  


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