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The Great ideas today, 1982

Author: Mortimer Jerome AdlerDouglass CaterF Kenneth HareRaymond Edward BrownHarvey GoldsteinAll authors
Publisher: Chicago : Encyclopaedia Britannica, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mortimer Jerome Adler; Douglass Cater; F Kenneth Hare; Raymond Edward Brown; Harvey Goldstein; Charles Lincoln Van Doren; Louis O Kelso; Patricia Hetter Kelso
ISBN: 0852293984 9780852293980
OCLC Number: 10918085
Description: viii, 469 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: I. Current topics. --
Minds and brains : angels, humans and brutes / Mortimer J. Adler. --
II. Current developments in the arts and sciences. --
Electing the U.S. President / Douglass Cater --
Climate : yesterday, today and tomorrow / F. Kenneth Hare --
Recent contributions to our knowledge of the Bible / Raymond E. Brown --
Theories of literature in the twentieth century / Harvey Goldstein. --
III. The reconsideration of a great book. --
Rethinking the pensees of Pascal / Otto Bird. --
IV. Reviews of recent books. --
Philosophy in our time / Mortimer J. Adler --
Machine thinking and thinking machines / Charles Van Doren --
Synchophantasy in economics : a review of George Gilder's Wealth and poverty / Louis O. Kelso and Patricia Hetter Kelso. --
IV. Additions to the great books library. --
The consolation of philosophy / Boethius --
Man a machine / Julien de La Mettrie --
"The function of criticism at the present time" / Matthew Arnold --
"The real thing" / Henry James --
"The president of the United States" / Woodrow Wilson.
Responsibility: Mortimer J. Adler ; ed. in chief ; Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

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