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Scribner, Mar 23, 1990 - Education - 205 pages
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In his latest work, Mortimer J. Adler probes the intellect's uniqueness, its relation to artificial and extraterrestrial intelligence, the role of language in relaiton to mind and meaning, and the uses, misuses, and disuses of the intellect.

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Intellect: mind over matter

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Written in his usual clear and readable style, this book is Adler's attempt to resolve the old philosophical question of mind/body dualism; in other words, is mind (Adler's "intellect'') a purely ... Read full review


Coming to Terms
Is the Mind Observable?
Is Our Intellect Unique?

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Mortimer J. Adler is Chairman of the Board of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Director of the Institute for Philosophical Research, and Honorary Trustee of the Aspen Institute.  He has authored fifty books.  He lives in Chicago.

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