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How to Think About War and Peace

By: Adler, Mortimer J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1944

Seller ID: 2199256

Condition: Good


Pages heavily toned.Jacket edges rubbed, a few small tears to jacket, jacket toned. 1944 Hard Cover. xxiii, 307 pp. Mortimer Adler writes in his introduction: In thinking about war and peace, as in thinking about other basic practical problems, the man who brings general ideas and principles to bear upon particular problems and formulations has a unique advantage. He can make effective contact with the concrete and the immediate without losing a dispassionate vision of the universal and the timeless. He can exercise that critical detachment necessary for a thoughtful, rather than an emotional,... View more info

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The Paideia Proposal: An Educational Manifesto

By: Adler, Mortimer J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.: 1982

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2268733

ISBN: 0020641001

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Ink note on half-title page, pencil marginalia. 1982 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 84 pp. Analyzes the purpose of public education in a democratic society and recommends changes in American public schools designed to improve both the quality and equality of education. View more info

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Reforming Education: The Opening of the American Mind

By: Adler, Mortimer J.; Van Doren, Geraldine

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Collier Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2276231

ISBN: 0020301758

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Minor crease to bottom corner of front wrapper, spine head lightly bumped. 1990 Trade Paperback. xxxiii, 362 pp. Spanning the breadth of his career, from 1939 to 1989, this book is the response from Mortimer J. Adler to the question What can be done about American education? For Adler the best education is one that offers the best education possible for all. View more info