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How to Read a Book is a 1940 book by Mortimer Adler. He co- authored a heavily revised edition in 1972 with Charles Van Doren, which gives guidelines for critically reading good and great books of any tradition.
The 1972 revision, in addition to the first edition, treats genres ( poetry, history, science, fiction, et cetera), inspectional and syntopical reading.
Mortimer Jerome Adler ( December 28, 1902 – June 28, ) was an American philosopher, educator, and popular author. As a philosopher he worked within the Aristotelian and Thomistic traditions. He lived for long stretches in New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, and San Mateo, California.
He worked for Columbia University, the University of Chicago, Encyclopædia Britannica, and Adler. A collective shelf for your ebooks – read, organize, and manage all your ebooks in one place. KooBits can open popular ebook formats such as PDF, EPUB, XML, HTML, KBJ, and more.