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The great ideas today, 1961

Author: Robert Maynard HutchinsMortimer Jerome AdlerWilliam O DouglasPeregrine WorsthorneMark Van DorenAll authors
Publisher: [Chicago] : W. Benton : Encyclopaedia Britannica, ©1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Maynard Hutchins; Mortimer Jerome Adler; William O Douglas; Peregrine Worsthorne; Mark Van Doren; Walter Sullivan; Edward Shils; George Parkin Grant; Gilbert Cant; John Dewey; Albert Einstein; Molière; Arnold Toynbee; Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.
OCLC Number: 10902043
Description: xi, 562 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. Is democracy the best form of government for the newly formed nations?. The case for democracy / William O. Douglas ; The case against democracy / Peregrine Worsthorne --
Part II. An analysis of three developments in world affairs --
Part III. The year's developments in the arts and sciences. Literature / Mark Van Doren ; Physical sciences and technology / Walter Sullivan ; Social sciences and law / Edward A. Shils ; Biological sciences and medicine / Gilbert Cant ; Philosophy and religion / George P. Grant --
Parts IV. Additions to the Great Books library: Experience and education / John Dewey ; Relativity: the special and general theory / Albert Einstein ; The school for wives / Molière ; Three essays / Arnold J. Toynbee.
Responsibility: [Robert M. Hutchins and Mortimer J. Adler, editors-in-chief].

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