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Aristotle for everybody : difficult thought made easy / by Mortimer J. Adler.


New York : Macmillan, [1978] .
ISBN 0025031007, 9780025031005

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Subjects Aristote.
Aristoteles, v384-v322
Aristotle.
Philosophie.
Description xiv, 206 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
©1978
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Adler traces 'in the simplest language and with occasional modern analogues, the logic and growth of Aristotle's basic doctrines.'" Publ Wkly "Aristotle taught logic to Alexander the Great and, by virtue of his philosophical works, to every philosopher since, from Marcus Aurelius, to Thomas Aquinas, to Mortimer J. Adler. Now Aler instructs the world in the 'uncommon common sense' of Aristotelian logic, presenting Aristotle's understandings in a current, delightfully lucid way ... Adler offers us a unique path to personal insights and understanding of intangibles, such as the difference between wants and needs, the proper way to pursue happiness, and the right plan for a good life."
Contents Part I: Man the Philosophical Animal -- 1. Philosophical Games -- 2. The Great Divide -- 3. Man's Three Dimensions -- Part II: Man the Maker -- 4. Aristotle's Crusoe -- 5. Change and Permanence -- 6. The Four Causes -- 7. To Be and Not to Be -- 8. Productive Ideas and Know-How -- Part III: Man the Doer -- 9. Thinking about Ends and Means -- 10. Living and Living Well -- 11. Good, Better, Best -- 12. How to Pursue Happiness -- 13. Good Habits and Good Luck -- 14. What Others Have a Right to Expect from Us -- 15. What We Have a Right to Expect from Others and from the State -- Part IV: Man the Knower -- 16. What Goes into the Mind and What Comes out of It -- 17. Logic's Little Words -- 18. Telling the Truth and Thinking It -- 19. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt -- Part V: Difficult Philosophical Questions -- 20. Infinity -- 21. Eternity -- 22. The Immateriality of Mind -- 23. God -- Epilogue: For Those Who Have Read or Who Wish to Read Aristotle.
Genre Einführung.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3627369
(OCoLC)ocm03627369
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902-2001.
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