The terms and concepts that have stimulated thinkers from Aristotle onward come to life in the latest by the man Time magazine has called "America's philosopher for everyman." Providing a broad-ranging inventory of the 125 most used and abused terms in the philosophical lexicon, Adler precisely defines such key terms as: chance, choice, duty, good and evil, honor, human nature, memory, soul, and time. Stimulating, engaging, and organized in an easy to use, A to Z format, Adler's Philosophical Dictionary is an ideal introduction to the history of the great ideas.
Dr. Mortimer J. Adler was Chairman of the Board of the Encyclopedia Britannica, Director of the Institute for Philosophical Research, Honorary Trustee of the Aspen Institute, and authored more than fifty books. He died in 2001.
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