Mortimer Adler

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Mortimer Jerome Adler (28. joulukuuta 190228. kesäkuuta 2001) oli yhdysvaltalainen aristoteelinen filosofi ja kirjailija. Hän työskenteli filosofian popularisoimiseksi.

Adler oli kotoisin New Yorkista. Hän opiskeli Columbian yliopistossa ja työskenteli Chicagon yliopistossa. Chicagossa hän perusti yhdessä Robert Hutchinsin kanssa Great Books of the Western World -ohjelman ja Great Books Foundationin, sekä Max Weismannin kanssa The Center for the Study of The Great Ideas -keskuksen. Adler perusti myös Institute for Philosophical Researchin vuonna 1952, toimi Encyclopædia Britannican toimittajana vuodesta 1949 sekä johti sen toimitustyötä vuodesta 1974.

Teoksia[muokkaa | muokkaa wikitekstiä]

  • Dialectic (1927)
  • The Nature of Judicial Proof: An Inquiry into the Logical, Legal, and Empirical Aspects of the Law of Evidence (yhdessä Jerome Michaelin kanssa) (1931)
  • Diagrammatics (yhdessä Maude Phelps Hutchinsin kanssa) (1932)
  • Crime, Law and Social Science (yhdessä Jerome Michaelin kanssa) (1933)
  • Art and Prudence: A Study in Practical Philosophy (1937)
  • What Man Has Made of Man: A Study of the Consequences of Platonism and Positivism in Psychology (1937)
  • The Philosophy and Science of Man: A Collection of Texts as a Foundation for Ethics and Politics (1940)
  • How to Read a Book: The Art of Getting a Liberal Education (1940)
  • A Dialectic of Morals: Towards the Foundations of Political Philosophy (1941)
  • How to Think About War and Peace (1944)
  • The Revolution in Education (yhdessä Milton Mayerin kanssa) (1944)
  • The Capitalist Manifesto (yhdessä Louis O. Kelson kanssa) (1958)
  • The Idea of Freedom: A Dialectical Examination of the Conceptions of Freedom (1958)
  • The New Capitalists: A Proposal to Free Economic Growth from the Slavery of Savings (yhdessä Louis O. Kelson kanssa) (1961)
  • The Idea of Freedom: A Dialectical Examination of the Controversies about Freedom (1961)
  • Great Ideas from the Great Books (1961)
  • The Conditions of Philosophy: Its Checkered Past, Its Present Disorder, and Its Future Promise (1965)
  • The Difference of Man and the Difference It Makes (1967)
  • The Time of Our Lives: The Ethics of Common Sense (1970)
  • The Common Sense of Politics (1971)
  • The American Testament (yhdessä William Gormanin kanssa) (1975)
  • Some Questions About Language: A Theory of Human Discourse and Its Objects (1976)
  • Philosopher at Large: An Intellectual Autobiography (1977)
  • Reforming Education: The Schooling of a People and Their Education Beyond Schooling (toim. Geraldine Van Doren) (1977)
  • Aristotle for Everybody: Difficult Thought Made Easy (1978)
  • How to Think About God: A Guide for the 20th-Century Pagan (1980)
  • Six Great Ideas: Truth-Goodness-Beauty-Liberty-Equality-Justice (1981)
  • The Angels and Us (1982)
  • The Paideia Proposal: An Educational Manifesto (1982)
  • How to Speak / How to Listen (1983)
  • Paideia Problems and Possibilities: A Consideration of Questions Raised by The Paideia Proposal (1983)
  • A Vision of the Future: Twelve Ideas for a Better Life and a Better Society (1984)
  • The Paideia Program: An Educational Syllabus (yhdessä Paideia Groupin jäsenten kanssa) (1984)
  • Ten Philosophical Mistakes (1985)
  • A Guidebook to Learning: For a Lifelong Pursuit of Wisdom (1986)
  • We Hold These Truths: Understanding the Ideas and Ideals of the Constitution (1987)
  • Reforming Education: The Opening of the American Mind (toim. Geraldine Van Doren) (1988)
  • Intellect: Mind Over Matter (1990)
  • Truth in Religion: The Plurality of Religions and the Unity of Truth (1990)
  • Haves Without Have-Nots: Essays for the 21st Century on Democracy and Socialism (1991)
  • Desires, Right & Wrong: The Ethics of Enough (1991)
  • A Second Look in the Rearview Mirror: Further Autobiographical Reflections of a Philosopher At Large (1992)
  • The Great Ideas: A Lexicon of Western Thought (1992)
  • Natural Theology, Chance, and God (The Great Ideas Today, 1992)
  • The Four Dimensions of Philosophy: Metaphysical-Moral-Objective-Categorical (1993)
  • Art, the Arts, and the Great Ideas (1994)
  • Adler's Philosophical Dictionary: 125 Key Terms for the Philosopher's Lexicon (1995)

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