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Question 1: ________'s Interdisciplinary Approaches to Western Culture
Princeton TigersRutgers UniversityHarvard UniversityPrinceton University

Question 2: One of the notable attempts in the English-speaking world was the ________ program.
PlatoA Syntopicon: An Index to The Great IdeasGreat Books of the Western WorldAristotle

Question 3: The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages by ________ (ISBN 978-1573225144)
William ShakespeareThomas PynchonHarold BloomGnosticism

Question 4: University president ________ and his collaborator Mortimer Adler developed a program that offered reading lists, books, and organizational strategies for reading clubs to the general public.
Robert Maynard HutchinsSt. John's College (United States)CurriculumEducational perennialism

Question 5: The Dead Father by ________ (ISBN 978-0374529253)
Postmodern literatureModernismDonald BarthelmeThomas Pynchon

Question 6: Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human by ________ (ISBN 978-1573227513)
Harold BloomGnosticismWilliam ShakespeareThomas Pynchon

Question 7: The Oldest Dead White European Males and Other Reflections on the Classics by ________ (ISBN 9780393312331.
Cornell UniversityYale UniversityBernard KnoxRobert Fagles

Question 8: ________ (Greek and Latin authors)
DemosthenesAlcibiadesPlatoLoeb Classical Library

Question 9: Others, notably ________ in his 1987 book The Closing of the American Mind, have disagreed strongly.
PlatoGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelLeo StraussAllan Bloom

Question 10: This program, developed in the middle third of the 20th century, grew out of the curriculum at the ________.
University of Illinois at ChicagoUniversity of ChicagoIllinois Institute of TechnologyNorthwestern University


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