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Great ideas today.

Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica, 1961-
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Annual designed to examine the problems of the day in terms of those books which, over the centuries, have been recognized as great. Footnote citations to "Great Books of the Western World" set. For vols. in library, see Title Catalog.
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0852291507 9780852291504 0852291671 9780852291672 0852292759 9780852292754
OCLC Number: 21418725
Description: volumes
Contents: 1969: --
pt. 1: The university today: --
The pluralistic university in the pluralistic society / Clark Kerr --
The university as custodian of reason / Edward H. Levi --
The function of the university in a time of crisis / Noam Chomsky --
The university as slaughterhouse / John R. Seeley --
A catechism for our times / Mortimer J. Adler --
pt. 2: The year's developments in the arts and sciences: --
Schooling and education / John I. Goodlad --
The philosophy of science / Herbert Feigl --
Technology and value / John G. Burke --
pt. 3: The contemporary status of a great idea: --
The idea of God and the difficulties of atheism / Etienne Gilson --
pt. 4: The great books library: --
Special feature: --
Great books of the twentieth century in literature --
Additions to the great books library: --
Proslogion, Gaunilo's criticism, and Anselm's reply. The idea of the university in the nineteenth century: --
On the organization of institutions of higher learning in Berlin / Humboldt --
The idea of a university / Newman --
Inaugural address at St. Andrews / Mill --
Wallenstein --
Part one: the Piccolomini, translated by Coleridge / Schiller.

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Annual designed to examine the problems of the day in terms of those books which, over the centuries, have been recognized as great. Footnote citations to "Great Books of the Western World" set. For vols. in library, see Title Catalog.

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