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A general introduction to the great books and to a liberal education

by Mortimer J. Adler

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Published by Encyclopaedia Britannica in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great books of the Western World

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGreat ideas program., Introduction to the great books and to a liberal education.
    Statementby Mortimer J. Adler and Peter Wolff. With a pref. by Robert M. Hutchins
    SeriesThe Great ideas program ;, 1
    ContributionsWolff, Peter, 1923- joint author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAC1 .G74 1959 vol. 1, LC6651 .G74 1959 vol. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195 p.
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5777643M
    LC Control Number59016986

      In his Conservatism, An Introduction to the Great Tradition (), long-time Anglo-American conservative champion and author Sir Roger Scruton says that, “I have written this book in the hope of encouraging well-meaning liberals to take a look” at the arguments for conservatism. In seeking to appeal to such liberals, he distinguishes them from the contemporary Left, who with their “isms. Great Books comprises an 8-course sequence that serves as an alternative to the regular general-education requirements in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. The pedagogical method and reading list are modeled on St. John’s College, with the first 7 semesters focused in chronological fashion on classics of the Western tradition.

    The concept of liberalism has a wide influence on contemporary work within the field of education. Given this breadth of effect, it is not surprising that liberalism can be invoked in the service. Get this from a library! Liberal education and the canon: five great texts speak to contemporary social issues. [Laura Christian Ford] -- In recent years ideological wars have been waged in higher education over the curriculum in general and the traditional literary .

      As a general introduction to classical education, I think it is the ideal “” book that will take readers to the next the level of understanding after reading books like Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning (Doug Wilson), Wisdom and Eloquence (Evans and Littlejohn), The Well-Trained Mind (Bauer and Wise), and The Core (Bortins).   James Vincent Schall, S.J. was born on January 20th, in Pocahontas, Iowa. He is an American Jesuit Roman Catholic priest, professor, writer, and philosopher. He received an M.A. in Philosophy at Gonzaga University (), a PhD in Political Philosophy from Georgetown University (), ordained a Roman Catholic Priest (), and received a second M.A..


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A General Introduction to the Great Books and to a Liberal Education. Preface by Robert M. Hutchins. Foreward A Note on Reference Style Reading. PLATO, Apology and Crito; p. 1 PLATO, The Republic, Book I-II; p. 11 SOPHOCLES, Oedipus the King and Antigone; p.

Get this from a library. A general introduction to the great books and to a liberal education. [Mortimer Jerome Adler; Peter Wolff] -- First in a set of reading plans for the Great books of the Western world series. Study guide. History. The project for the Great Books of the Western World began at the University of Chicago, where the president, Robert Hutchins, collaborated with Mortimer Adler to develop a course—generally aimed at businesspeople—for the purpose of filling the gaps in their liberal education; to render the reader as an intellectually rounded man or woman familiar with the Great Books of the.

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Adler and Peter Wolff (Encyclopedia Britannica, ) considers a small selection of the essays (6 of. literacy, and (5) the Bible as the principal source book of general education. Keywords Bible, Koran, General Education, Liberal Education, Common Learning, Great Books. Introduction is safer to treat the student as a brain on a stick.” On virtually every list of the greatest universities in the.

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The following is a list of works read in whole or in part in the curriculum of Thomas Aquinas College. They are not all of equal weight. Some are regarded as masterworks, while others serve as source of opinions that either lead students to the truth or make the truth more evident by opposition to it.

(InCollege Dean Brian T. Kelly began a series of presentations to the. A General Introduction to the Great Books and to a Liberal Education. Encyclopaedia Britannica, The Great Ideas Program, vol. Adler, Mortimer Jerome et al. The Great Ideas Program. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Loacker, Georgine and Ernest G.

Palola. Clarifying Learning Outcomes in the Liberal Arts. Jossey-Bass, Comic books actually provide an opportunity to broaden a liberal education so as to include the visual component of the Western tradition.

Done properly, different liberal arts curricula keyed to comic books can introduce students to an extraordinary variety of works.

For anyone else this would be a splendid introduction Timothy Fuller’s introduction is a fine piece of scene-setting and the book is very well produced.

All educators would gain from reading it and so would any politician concerned with education."—Charles Bailey, Cambridge Journal of Education.

book, The Dream of a Democratic Culture: Mortimer J. Adler and the Great Books Idea (Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History, ). His Dream is due to hit bookshelves—do we still have those?—in three his subtitle suggests, Lacy uses Adler to explore one of the most controversial subjects in twentieth-century American education, the “Great Books” movement.The Liberal Studies Program at Saint Anselm College is one of perhaps a dozen programs in the United States that offers a curriculum using the Great Books as its reading list.

It aims at a breadth of knowledge, without being superficial, that comes from being versed in the principles and methods of various arts and sciences, rather than at know.An Introduction to Traditional Logic.

The full title to this book is An Introduction To Traditional Logic: Classical Reasoning For Contemporary Minds. A classical education starts with the trivium.

This covers logic, rhetoric and grammar. This book will give you a good start on the logic portion of the trivium.