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On The Great Books

The Syntopicon as an Instrument of Liberal Education – A

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. The Great Books are pre-eminently those which have given the Western tradition its life and light. The unity of the...

Good Books vs Great Books

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. This controversy focuses on the books that should be a part of one's general education. It is a dispute about...

Why Read Great Books?

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. I would like to share with you a letter that I recently received and my answer to it: Dear Dr. Adler,...