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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mortimer Jerome Adler
|Description:||xii, 243 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Prologue : the great ideas. Philosophy's business ; Plato, right and wrong ; The vocabulary of thought ; These chosen few --
Ideas we judge by : truth, goodness, and beauty. The liar and the skeptic ; Milder forms of skepticism ; The realm of doubt ; The pursuit of truth ; From truth to goodness and beauty ; Is and ought ; Real and apparent goods ; The range and scale of goods ; The ultimate and common good ; From truth and goodness to beauty ; Enjoyable beauty ; Admirable beauty ; The goodness of beauty and the beauty of truth --
Ideas we act on : liberty, equality, and justice. The sovereignty of justice ; The freedom to do as one pleases ; The liberties to which we are entitled ; The dimensions of equality ; The equalities to which we are entitled ; The inequalities that justice also requires ; The domain of justice ; The justice and the authority of law --
Epilogue : great issues and questions. Ideas, issues, and questions ; Concerning truth, goodness, and beauty ; Concerning liberty, equality, and justice.
|Responsibility:||Mortimer J. Adler.|