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If you want to think your way through many of life conundrums, he can help you.
The book under review, covering insights about the Great Ideas is an important tool for those who find in learning a most rewarding experience in their lives.
The book does not need to be read front to back, and in fact you might want to read the chapter on How to Read a Book before you read any of the rest.
The ideas and concepts that have organized and sustained our culture. A great read, easily understood, to have on hand to review over and ove.rPublished 3 months ago by JohnM
Mr. Adler has always been one of my favorite clear thinkers. Even though I have spent a good deal of time being silly, I think it is important to be able to think clearly when... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Charles l Gruber
There are few books in the world that can give the perspective that this one gives. It is a dialogue with one of histories greatest thinkers. Read it, and then re-read it. Read morePublished 16 months ago by BSNstudent
I really cannot recommend this book, which consists of 102 essays of important ideas (e.g. love, monarchy, freedom, dialectic, angel). Read morePublished 21 months ago by Jackal
Mortimer J. Adler did the world a favor by writing about the great books and getting a liberal arts education out there for anyone who wanted it. Read morePublished 22 months ago by SophieB.
My first encounter with Mr. Adler dates back to the seventies when I bought the Great Books of the Western World, a magnificent 54 book collection of basic works of the Western... Read morePublished on September 6, 2012 by Amazon Customer
A humanities professor or a serious reader of academic works on intellectual topics might find this collection a little basic or shallow, but this is actually an excellent... Read morePublished on June 8, 2012 by Candid Reviewer
Adler does a lovely job introducing some profound ideas for the uninitiated thinker. Unfortunately, he dilutes his treatment of the great ideas for a wide audience and annoyingly... Read morePublished on February 20, 2010 by Auguste O. Meyrat