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  • Adler's Philosophical Dictionary: 125 Key Terms for the Philosopher's Lexicon

    By Mortimer J. Adler

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780684822716
    • Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster
    • Published: August 1996
    In an easy-to-use A-Z format, Adler provides a broad-ranging inventory of the 125 most used and abused terms in the philosophical lexicon, among them: chance; choice; duty; good & evil; honor; human nature; memory; soul; time. Appendixes, index. 223p.
  • Aristotle for Everybody: Difficult Thought Made Easy

    By Mortimer J. Adler

    Our Price: $6.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780020641117
    • Publisher: Collier Books
    • Published: November 1991
    Offers an imaginative perspective on Aristotelian logic, presenting an exploration of nature, society, and man in light of commonplace events and reexamining concepts of body, mind, change, cause, part, whole, one, and many
  • Art and Prudence

    By Mortimer J. Adler

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781399038485
    • Publisher: LONGMANS, GREEN AND CO.
    8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author. Bumping to head and foot of spine, with chip to foot. Edgewear and small closed tears to d.j. VG/VG.
  • How to Speak, How to Listen

    By Mortimer J. Adler

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780684846477
    • Publisher: SIMON AND SCHUSTER
    • Published: April 1997
    Drawing on decades of experience as educator and philosopher, Adler gives the reader a short course in effective communication, filled with the ever reliable wit & wisdom. Both instructive and practical, this book serves an invaluable purpose: for salespeople and executives involved in conferences and negotiations, politicians, lecturers, and teachers, as well as families seeking to improve communication among themselves. Appendices. 280p.
  • How to Think about The Great Ideas: From the Great Books of Western Civilization

    By Mortimer J. Adler

    Our Price: $34.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812694123
    • Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company
    • Published: 2002
    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, language, and truth.
  • Padeia Proposal

    By Mortimer J. Adler

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780684841885
    • Publisher: SCRIBNER
    • Published: October 1998
  • Reforming Education: The Opening of the American Mind

    By Mortimer J. Adler

    Our Price: $4.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780020301752
    • Publisher: Collier
    • Published: April 1990
    A founder of the "great books" movement addresses the controversy concerning what should be required study in schools and suggests a humanistic course of study that is accessible to all
  • Six Great Ideas

    By Mortimer J. Adler

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780684826813
    • Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster
    • Published: December 1997
    Liberty, Equality, Justice - Ideas We Act On. Discarding the outworn and off-putting jargon of academia, Adler dispels the myth that philosophy is the exclusive province of the specialist. He argues that 'philosophy is everybody's business,' and that a better understanding of these fundamental concepts is essential if we are to cope with the political, moral and social issues that confront us daily. 243p.
  • Some Questions about Language: A Theory of Human Discourse and Its Objects

    By Mortimer J. Adler

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812691788
    • Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company
    • Published: June 1976
  • Ten Philosophical Mistakes

    By Mortimer J. Adler

    Our Price: $6.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780684818689
    • Publisher: TOUCHSTONE
    • Published: April 1997
    Philosopher Mortimer J. Adler takes on Locke, Hume, Rousseau, Hobbes, Marx, and a passel other post-16th century thinkers, whose common and 'disastrous' mistake was to invent new kinds of wisdom without building on the ancient truths. 200p.
  • The Common Sense of Politics

    By Mortimer J. Adler

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780823216673
    • Publisher: Fordham University Press
    • Published: January 1996
    The first edition of The Common Sense of Politics described itself as a just in time tonic for those of us who have given up on common sense as well as on politics and can no longer see the connection between the two.One has only to scan the pages of this 1996 edition to recognize that this book is just as appropriate and important, if not more. With the development of a European Community, the upcoming American presidential election, and in light of the recent celebration of the U.N.'s 50th anniversary, it is crucial that we, as citizens of the world, approach politics with common sense and a universal desire to improve our institutions toward managing and administering to a greater mankind. This book, built upon universal principles of a politics of common sense and for the purpose of restoring faith in the reform and improvement of our institutions, is the way toward perfect society and toward the bettering of the condition of man on earth.
  • The Difference of Man and the Difference It Makes

    By Mortimer J. Adler

    Our Price: $28.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780823215355
    • Publisher: Fordham University Press
    • Published: January 1993
    Reprint of the prolific Adler's work on philosophical anthropology originally published in 1967 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
  • The Four Dimensions of Philosophy: Metaphysical, Moral, Objective, Categorical

    By Mortimer J. Adler

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780020301769
    • Publisher: Collier Books / Macmillan Publishing Company
    • Published: April 1994
  • The Great Ideas: A Lexicon of Western Thought

    By Mortimer J. Adler

    Our Price: $22.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780025005730
    • Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company
    • Published: October 1992
    From the editor of the famous Great Books of the Western World comes this learned guide to the ideas that have inspired humankind through the centuries. The product of a life's work, this invaluable survey brings the thought of great writers, philosophers, and spiritual leaders to life, explaining their views without prejudice or favor, and illustrating their relevance to the world today. Originally published as the Syntopicon, this work has never before been available except as part of the Great Books series. 958p.
  • The Time of Our Lives: The Ethics of Common Sense

    By Mortimer J. Adler

    Our Price: $33.25
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780823216703
    • Publisher: Fordham University Press
    • Published: January 1996
    Is it a good time to be alive? Is ours a good society to be alive in? And finally, does a good life consist of having a good time? Are happiness and a "good life" interchangeable? These are the questions that Mortimer Adler addresses in this book.Carefully, Adler lays the groundwork for a common-sense approach to the problem of making a good life and of evaluating that life in reference to the merits of our present society. Adler offers standards by which we can judge the relative merits of our time against those of previous centuries, other societies and cultures. Adler answers in what ways culture encourages or discourages the individual in his or her efforts to make a good life. Finally, Adler argues for a moral and educational revolution as well as for strenuous efforts to rectify existing injustices by radical social, economic, and political reforms.The heart of the book lies in its conception of the good life, which provides the standard for measuring a century, a society, or a culture: for upon that turns the meaning of each individual's primary moral right - his right to the pursuit of happiness. The moral philosophy that Dr. Adler expounds in terms of this conception he calls "the ethics of common sense" because it is as a defense and development of the common-sense answer to the question "can I really make a good life for myself?"

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