In Die Wildnis

Author: Jon Krakauer
Publisher: Piper Verlag
ISBN: 3492957773
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Jon Krakauer hat sein Leben erforscht, seine Reise in den Tod rekonstruiert und ein traurig-schönes Buch geschrieben über die Sehnsucht, die diesen Mann veranlasste, sämtliche Besitztümer und Errungenschaften der Zivilisation hinter ...


Author: John Berger
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104038198
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Mit seinem legendären Buch ›Sehen. Das Bild der Welt in der Bilderwelt‹ lehrte John Berger uns Anfang der 1970er Jahre, Bilder neu zu sehen.

Philosophies Of Peace And Just War In Greek Philosophy And Religions Of Abraham

Author: Mehdi Faridzadeh
Publisher: Alhoda UK
ISBN: 9781592670321
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To be sure, it would have been attractive to preserve a literary echo of Tolstoy's
great book War and Peace, but to do so would put the primary accent in the
wrong spot.1 Accordingly, I 1 In volumes 2 and 3 of the 54- volume set Great
Books of the Western World, (Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1952), we find
a massive index entitled The Great Ideas: A Syntopicon, edited by Mortimer J.
Adler, comprising 1 02 chapters, each devoted to an alphabetically ordered Great
Idea. Chapter ...

Energy Complexity And Wealth Maximization

Author: Robert Ayres
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331930545X
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I went to the University of Chicago to study physics in 1954 at the time when its
president, Robert Hutchins, and his sidekick, Mortimer Adler, were famously
promoting the Great Books of the Western World (Adler et al. 1990). The original
54-volume set included only two on economics (Adam Smith Vol. 39; Marx and
Engels Vol. 50), plus a scrap of J.S. Mill. Science was covered only slightly better
(Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Kepler Vol. 16; Gilbert, Galileo, and Harvey Vol. 28;
Newton ...

Teaching Literature To Adolescents

Author: Richard Beach
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136888802
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In 1920, Robert Maynard Hutchins and Mortimer Adler created a list of 100 books
, which they believed to be the best of the Western literary canon. The narrow
canon of “great books” was adopted by many college English departments of the
time, eventually gaining firm footing in 1952, when Encyclopedia Britannica first
published a 54-volume set of Great Books of the Western World. Interestingly, the
Great Books Foundation is still in existence, though the current organization has