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Adler on Law

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. The word "law" in the vocabulary of religious Jews, Christians, and Muslims means the divinely ordained law of the Ten...

The Importance of Philosophical Reflection — Mortimer J. Adler

MORTIMER J. ADLER The knowledge we can derive from science and history, are limited to first-order knowledge by their investigative mode of inquiry. They are...

The Ethics of Enough

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Who has not said or heard someone else say "Enough is enough"? The statement is a tautology and, as such,...

The Dignity of Man and the 21st Century

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Dr. Mortimer J. Adler's 1952 address to the Commonwealth Club of California -- the nation's oldest and largest public affairs...

The Social Scientist’s Misconception of Science

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Archivist's Note: This is an unpublished lecture (outline) delivered before the Social Science Research Council Summer Conference at Hanover, NH,...

The Social Scientist's Misconception of Science

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Archivist's Note: This is an unpublished lecture (outline) delivered before the Social Science Research Council Summer Conference at Hanover, NH,...

Ten Rules and Recommendations for Achieving Both Success and Happiness

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. On Turning 80 - Some not-so-serious remarks (The following is taken from a speech Dr. Adler made on his 80th birthday...

What every person “needs” in order to live a whole good life (happiness)

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. List of Real Goods Necessary for a Good Life  What every person "needs" in order to live a whole good life...

What every person "needs" in order to live a whole good life (happiness)

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. List of Real Goods Necessary for a Good Life  What every person "needs" in order to live a whole good life...