How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler
The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading

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How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading......How to Read a Book was first written in 1940 by Mortimer Adler. He co-authored a heavily revised edition in 1972 with Charles Van Doren, which gives guidelines for critically reading good and great books of any tradition, but refrains from recommending any book outside the Western tradition; the 1972 revision, in addition to the first edition, treats genres (poetry, history, science, fiction, et cetera), inspectional and syntopical reading.

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Mortimer J. Adler was the director of the Institute for Philosophical Research in Chicago and a member of the board of editors of the Encyclopedia Brittanica. Weismann co-founded the Center for the Study of The Great Ideas. He is chairman of the Great Books Academy, which brings the Great Books and The Great Ideas to home schoolers.
Published May 10, 2011 by Simon & Schuster. 426 pages
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