20th century, American philosopher, worked at the University of Chicago with the legendary president, Robert Hutchins. Known for his efforts to revolutionize education. Author of "How to Read a Book" and editor of the multi-volumed "Great Books of Western Civilization" and its associated "Syntopicon."
Center for the Study of the Great Ideas
Founded by Mortimer Adler and Max Weismann. Dedicated to the proposition that "Philosophy is everybody's business."
The Crisis in Contemporary Education
An article by Mortimer J. Adler. Published in "The Social Frontier," February, 1939, Vol. V, No. 42, pp. 140-145.
God and the Professors
Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion (1941).
The Question About Man
First chapter of Mortimer Adler's book "The Difference of Man and the Difference It Makes" (1967).
Sense Cognition: Aristotle vs. Aquinas
An article by Mortimer J. Adler. Appeared in "The New Scholasticism" 42 (Autumn 1968): 578-591.
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