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Intellect : mind over matter

Author: Mortimer Jerome Adler
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Publishing Company ; London : Collier Macmillan Publishers, [1990] ©1990
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Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902-2001.
Intellect.
New York : Macmillan ; London : Collier Macmillan, ©1990
(OCoLC)551641612
Online version:
Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902-2001.
Intellect.
New York : Macmillan ; London : Collier Macmillan, ©1990
(OCoLC)608423506
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mortimer Jerome Adler
ISBN: 002500350X 9780025003507
OCLC Number: 20011990
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 205 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1. Basic issues and questions --
Chapter 1. Coming to terms --
Chapter 2. Is the mind observable? --
Chapter 3. Is our intellect unique? --
Chapter 4. Is intellect immaterial? --
Chapter 5. Artificial intelligence and the human intellect? --
Chapter 6. Extraterrestrial intelligence --
Part 2. Serious mistakes --
Chapter 7. About philosophy in relation to common sense --
Chapter 8. About what exists independently of the mind (including a note about reality in relation to quantum mechanics) --
Chapter 9. About what the mind draws from experience --
Chapter 10. About how one realm of meanings underlies the diversity of languages --
Chapter 11. About how the plurality of cultures springs from the unity of mind --
Part 3. The powers of the intellect --
Chapter 12. The triad of powers, habits, and acts --
Chapter 13. Cognitive power and its acts: conception, judgment, reasoning --
Chapter 14. Appetitive power and its acts: willing and choosing --
Part 4. The use, misuse, and nonuse of the intellect --
Chapter 15. Intellectual virtue and vice: the order and disorder of the passions --
Chapter 16. The neglect of the intellect: sloth.
Responsibility: Mortimer J. Adler.
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