Date: Wed, 24 Feb 1999 00:25:44 EST
In a message dated 2/19/99 1:06:09 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> he constantly cites also
> Phillip Rieff, who wrote Triumph of the Therapeutic: Uses of Faith after
> Freud and Fellow Teachers, a forerunner of Allan Bloom's infamous tirade
> "The Closing of Allan Bloom's Mind" (a little joke), roundly criticizing
> F.T. in his last book Revolt of the Elites while wheezing in a footnote
> that Closing "deserves more attention than it has gotten from the
> academic left."
The cryptic 'F.T.' helped make this passage sooo comprehensible!