David Kolb

American Individualism: Does it Exist?

Publication: Nanzan Review of American Studies, vi, 1984, 21-45.

This essay was written for a Japanese audience and raises many questions about the stereotypical division of individualist from group societies. Does American individualism really exist as it is popularly conceived? Arguments from Hegel and Dewey suggest not. Includes a comparison with equally stereotyped images of Japanese culture.

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