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Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972.
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Book is 50 years old, but problems then are the same problems now. Author Paul Goodman was a famous lecturer and, for lack of a better term, "efficiency expert" when it came to socio/psychological understanding. The book is basically a collection of the articles he wrote at that time. A good read for those who find this type of thing interesting. A lot of good philosophical and practical points dealing with the human animal. Jan 08, 2010 Corinne Blackmer rated it it was amazing.
Paul Goodman died of a heart attack on 2 August 1972, a month short of his 61st birthday. Consider the mere titles of some of his later essays: Utopian essays and practical proposals (1962a); The society I live in is mine (1963); People or personnel (1965). This was not wholly unwise. He would have loathed what his country made of the 1970s and 1980s, even more than he would have enjoyed denouncing its crassness and hypocrisy. Perhaps, paradoxically, it both dated him and made him prophetic. It dated him because American interest in community tends to be superficial and nostalgic.
Goodman has recently said some interesting and kind things about Christians (. "Student Chaplains," New Republic, Jan. 7, 1967; "Post-Christian Man" in Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals, Vintage Books, 1964) and it is proper that a response be attempte. .I do not come to bury Goodman-that is, to Christianize him, though his devotion to what he often calls the Creator Spirit tempts one to call him a kind of secular theologian-but to praise, thank, and try to understand him. (p. 1046).
He wrote a number of books such as Growing Up Absurd: Problems of Youth in the Organized System,New Reformation: Notes of a Neolithic Conservative,Compulsory Mis-Education, and the Community of Scholars. etc. This book was published posthumously in 1977. He describes the libertarian as "rather a millenarian than an utopian.
The Community of Scholars is a 1962 book about higher education by Paul Goodman with his observations on its function and proposals for its future.
Though often thought of as a sociologist, he vehemently denied being one in a presentation in the Experimental College at San Francisco State in 1964, and in fact said he could not read sociology because it was too often lifeless. The Community of Scholars is a 1962 book about higher education by Paul Goodman with his observations on its function and proposals for its future.
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Goodman became famous with his 1960 social criticism book Growing Up Absurd, which in turn brought him wealth and academic opportunities. Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals. He purchased a farm outside of North Stratford, New Hampshire, which he used as an occasional home. In the next decade, he published multiple books of social criticism and literature while teaching in a variety of academic institutions. He first taught at Sarah Lawrence College and published Our Visit to Niagara, a collection of sketch stories. New York: Random House, 1962). The Community of Scholars.