Author Series: Susan Jacoby

March 10, 2008

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Susan Jacoby

Susan Jacoby, renowned author of Freethinkers, discusses her latest book, The Age of American Unreason. Combining historical analysis with contemporary observation, Jacoby dissects a new American cultural phenomenon-one that is at odds with our heritage of reason, secular knowledge and science. In this provocative book, Jacoby explains why it is critical to understand how a departure from reason has and will hurt individuals and our country.

 

Recorded Monday, March 10, 2008 at Chicago Public Library.