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Adventures of the mind.

Author: Richard Thruelsen; John Kobler
Publisher: New York, Knopf, 1959-
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Saturday evening post.
Adventures of the mind.
New York, Knopf, 1959-
(OCoLC)599795123
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Thruelsen; John Kobler
OCLC Number: 388127
Description: volumes 22 cm
Contents: 1st series. An evolutionist looks at modern man / Loren Eiseley --
The misbehavioral sciences / Jacques Barzun --
The riddle of life / William S. Beck --
The lost dimension in religion / Paul Tillich --
The mystery of matter / J. Robert Oppenheimer --
The lessons of the past / Edith Hamilton --
Drugs that shape men's minds / Aldous Huxley --
The decline of heroes / Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. --
The poet's vision / Edith Sitwell --
The end of empire / D.W. Brogan --
What makes basic research basic? / Hans Selye --
Art and life / Herbert Read --
When time began / Fred Hoyle --
How war began / Lewis Mumford --
The pleasures of music / Aaron Copland --
The varieties of human love / Martin Cyril D'Arcy --
Einstein's great idea / James R. Newman --
How words change our lives / S.I. Hayakawa --
The case for abstract art / Clement Greenberg --
The curse of conformity / Walter Gropius --
The expanding mental universe / Bertrand Russell. 2nd series. The challenge of being free / Henry M. Wriston --
The connecting imagination / Stephen Spender --
What you should know about physics / Sir George Thomson --
The anguish of modern art / William Snaith --
The meaning of mathematics / Morris Kline --
Screwtape proposes a toast / C.S. Lewis --
Why Marx failed here / Clinton Rossiter --
The origin of the elements / Williams Alfred Fowler --
The awesome decision / David L. Bazelon --
The sense of truth / Alexander Eliot --
Life's mysterious clocks / Frank A. Brown, Jr. --
Men and capital / John Kenneth Galbraith --
Science and sex ethics / George W. Corner --
Listening to the universe / A.C.B. Lovell --
The final answer / Francois Mauriac --
The economic revolution / Barbara Ward --
Natural history of a star / Jesse L. Greenstein --
The U.S. presidency / Gerald W. Johnson --
How life began / Earl A. Evans, Jr. --
The rediscovery of meaning / Owen Barfield --
The tragic vision / Stanley Hyman --
The small world / J.D. Williams --
The two-way imagination / Nancy Hale. Your brain and your behavior / R.W. Gerard --
The two cities of law / Charles L. Black, Jr. --
Cause, chance and creation / Philip Morrison --
What is existentialism? / William Barrett --
Words that divide the world / Stefan T. Possony --
The making of a poem / C. Day Lewis --
In praise of waste / Garrett Hardin --
Can democracy survive? / C. Northcote Parkinson --
The false images of science / Gerald Holton --
Battle cry for book lovers / Robertson Davies --
The universe revalued / D.E. Harding --
The messages of life / James Bonner --
The act of language / John Ciardi --
New horizons in philosophy / Morton White --
The elusive neutron / Donald J. Hughes --
The dilemma of youth / John Wain --
The conflict of cultures / C.P. Snow.
Other Titles: Saturday evening post.
Responsibility: [1st- series] Edited by Richard Thruelsen and John Kobler. Introd. by Mark Van Doren.

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