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The End of Solitude (Aryeh Cohen-Wade & William Deresiewicz)

William Deresiewicz, author of the new book "The End of Solitude: Selected Essays on Culture and Society," discusses how technology is changing our sense of self, how every aspect of higher education is failing, the late Harold Bloom, Great Books courses, and more!


Recorded August 18, 2022



LINKS:


Bill's new book, "The End of Solitude: Selected Essays on Culture and Society"

https://www.amazon.com/End-Solitude-Selected-Culture-Society/dp/125085864X


Bill's essay, "Why I Left Academia (Since You're Wondering)"

https://quillette.com/2022/08/17/why-i-left-academia-since-youre-wondering/


Bill's essay in Liberties, "Soul-Making Studies"

https://libertiesjournal.com/articles/soul-making-studies/


Louis Menand on Great Books courses

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/12/20/whats-so-great-about-great-books-courses-roosevelt-montas-rescuing-socrates


Bill's personal website

https://billderesiewicz.com/


Follow @WDeresiewicz

Follow @AryehCW

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