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How to Think about the Great Ideas: From the Great Books of Western Civilization

Mortimer Jerome Adler, Max Weismann - History - 2000 - 530 pages
Presents a collection of conversations exploring the key concepts, principles, and ideas of Western philosophy, addressing such topics as democracy, law, good and evil, emotion ...
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Platonism and Positivism in Psychology

Mortimer Jerome Adler - Psychology - 1994 - 246 pages
Psychology is a field of many paradoxes. Since its earliest beginnings as a natural science, psychologists have been in search of their proper subject matter. Today they are in ...
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The Time of Our Lives: The Ethics of Common Sense

Mortimer Jerome Adler - Philosophy - 1996 - 361 pages
Is it a good time to be alive? Is ours a good society to be alive in? Is it possible to have a good life in our time? And finally, does a good life consist of having a good ...
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How to Think about War and Peace

Mortimer Jerome Adler - Philosophy - 1995 - 307 pages
Mortimer Adler writes in his introduction: "In thinking about war and peace, as in thinking about other basic practical problems, the man who brings general ideas and ...
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Some Questions about Language: A Theory of Human Discourse and Its Objects

Mortimer Jerome Adler - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1991 - 189 pages
How do meaningless marks and sounds become the meaningful words of a natural language? What is the meaning of words that do not have referential significance? Can ordinary ...
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Truth in Religion

Mortimer J. Adler - Education - 1992 - 180 pages
Only if, with regard to the diversity of religions, there are questions about truth and falsehood do we have a problem about the pluralism of religions and the unity of truth ...
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How to Think About God: A Guide for the 20th-Century Pagan

Mortimer J. Adler - Education - 1991 - 180 pages
Dr. Adler extends and modernizes the argument for the existence of God developed by Aristotle and Aquinas without relying on faith, mysticism, or science. Instead, he uses a ...
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Aristotle for Everybody

Mortimer J. Adler - Philosophy - 1997 - 288 pages
Adler instructs the world in the "uncommon common sense" of Aristotelian logic, presenting Aristotle's understandings in a current, delightfully lucid way. Aristotle (384 - 322 ...
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A History of Knowledge: Past, Present, and Future

Charles Lincoln Van Doren - History - 1992 - 422 pages
Covers every aspect of knowledge--scientific, intellectual, and historical--from the beginning of the human experience into the twenty-first century and beyond
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