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The Great Ideas Today 1976 (Britannica Great Books)

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Published by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL8280945M
ISBN 100852293216
ISBN 109780852293218
OCLC/WorldCa10918048

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Here are Essays on Science, Literature (Saul Bellow does the annual The Great Ideas Today 1976 book of significant new books) Space -- a roundtable with Aldous Huxley and Paul Tillich on "Man's conquest of Space"; Thomas Mann's DEATH IN VENICE is included as a new "Great /5.

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Price New from Used from /5(2). What Happened to the Great Ideas. by John Berlau The following article has been reprinted with the kind permission of Insight Magazine and was originally published in August, The article briefly summarizes the life, work, and genius of Mortimer J.

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Volumes were issued for the years through The index at the Center for the Study of the Great Ideas was the source for. The Great Ideas are the ideas that are common in many of the Great Books. The Synopticon gives an introductory essay on each topic, a guide to readings within the Great Books on that topic, and a list of additional readings that aren't included in the Great Books/5.

This year's supplement to the Great Books of the Western World, a project Dwight MacDonald once dubbed ""the Book-of-the-Millennium-Club."" It offers essays on the relations between the United States and Europe, (problems such as Degaulle, technology, power politics, leadership, etc.), as seen by a British scientist, a German historian, an Italian novelist, a French commentator, and a Russian.

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Topics covered include philosophy, politics, science and texts for the series have been extracted from previously published Penguin Classics and Penguin Modern Classics titles and purged of all.

The Great Books of the Western World is a hardcover volume collection (originally 54 volumes) of the books on the Great Books list (about individual works). A prominent feature of the collection is a two-volume Syntopicon that includes essays written by Mortimer Adler on "great ideas." Following each essay is an extensive outline of the idea with page references to relevant passages.

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About this Item: Encyclopedia Britannica, Hardcover. Condition: Good. Used - good - Complete 54 Volume Set () - a nice sound set - some volumes have chipping at the upper spine end - paper in general shows slight tanning - Vol 7 has a small stain on the page edges at the upper corner.

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