The Great Ideas Today 1980 (The Great Ideas Today, 1980)

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THE GREAT IDEAS PROGRAM: A General Introduction to the Great Books and to a Liberal Education [10 Volume set] by Mortimer J.; Wolff Peter Adler and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at THE GREAT IDEAS: A Seminar Approach To Teaching And Learning.

Produced by The Paideia Group, the University of North Carolina, and Encyclopaedia Britannica. The purpose of these programs is to teach anyone how to conduct Socratic seminars. In these programs, Dr. Adler conducts seminars with 20 high school students on the readings below. Penguin Great Ideas is a series of largely non-fiction books published by Penguin contained within this series are considered to be world-changing, influential and inspirational.

Topics covered include philosophy, politics, science and texts for the series have been extracted from previously published Penguin Classics and Penguin Modern Classics titles and purged of all.

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Full text of "The Great Ideas Today ". A vintage set of eighteen “The Great Ideas Today” books by Encyclopedia Britannica for the years Designed to supplement the Encyclopedia Britannica “Great Books of the Western World”, these annual volumes apply the wisdom of past classic works to contemporary world issues.

The series is bound in light brown. This year's supplement to the Great Books of the Western World, a project Dwight MacDonald once dubbed ""the Book-of-the-Millennium-Club."" It offers essays on the relations between the United States and Europe, (problems such as Degaulle, technology, power politics, leadership, etc.), as seen by a British scientist, a German historian, an Italian novelist, a French commentator, and a Russian.

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