Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 August 2011

280 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199782451

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The Forum and the Tower

How Scholars and Politicians Have Imagined the World, from Plato to Eleanor Roosevelt

Mary Ann Glendon

  • Authored by one of America's leading legal scholars who recently served as US ambassador to the Vatican
  • Covers the relationship between intellectuals and politics from classical times to the present
  • Features examples that can inspire young scholars and politicians trying to bridge the gap between politics and the life of the mind