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

Mortimer J. Adler

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

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Published by Encyclopedia Britannica in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great books of the Western World,
  • Education, Humanistic.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe great ideas program.
    Statementby Mortimer J. Adler and Peter Wolff ; with a preface by Robert M. Hutchins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC"6651"A6"1959
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195 p.
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21140663M
    LC Control Number59-16986


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