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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 principles ...
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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? To what do words having referential significance refer? What is the meaning of words that ...
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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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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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The Joy of Reading: A Passionate Guide to 189 of the World's Best Authors ...

Charles Van Doren - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 544 pages
"Charles Van Doren has laid a feast before all of us that is irresistible." -Mortimer J. Adler This engaging love letter to reading follows the great authors and classics that ...
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Paideia Program

Mortimer J. Adler - Education - 2010 - 256 pages
Paideia is a holistic approach to life-long learning with roots in ancient Greece. The Paideia Program is based on the belief that the human species is defined by its capacity ...
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