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Dialectic (1927)
London, Kegan Paul, Trench Trubner & Co., Ltd., and
New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc.

"The Human Equation in Dialectic"
Psyche 28 (April 1927), 68-82.

"Spengler, The Spenglerites, and Spenglerism"
Psyche 29 (July 1927), 73-84.

Music Appreciation: An Experimental Approach to Its Measurement (1929)
New York, Archives of Psychology, No. 110 [Ph.D. dissertation]


with Jerome Michael,
The Nature of judicial Proof: An Inquiry into the Logical, Legal, and Empirical Aspects of the Law of Evidence (1931)
New York, Columbia University Law School


"Legal Certainty"
in "Law and the Modern Mind: A Symposium," Columbia Law Review XXXI (January 1931), 91-108


with Maude Phelps Hutchins,
Diagrammatics (1932)
New York, Random House, Inc., 1935



 


with Jerome Michael
Crime, Law and Social Science (1933)
London, Kegan Paul, Trench Trubner & Co., Ltd., and New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company; reprinted with Introduction by Gilbert Geis, Montclair, N.J., Patterson Smith, (1971)


"A Determination of Useful Observables"
in "A Symposium on the Observability of Social Phenomena with Respect to Statistical Analysis," Sociologus 9 (March 1933) 38-44



 


with Jerome Michael,
"The Trial of an Issue of Fact"
Columbia Law Review XXXIV (November-December 1934), 1-115

"Art and Aesthetics"
Comment, The University of Chicago Literary and Critical Quarterly 2 (Winter 1934), 1-2.



 


"An Analysis of the Kinds of Knowledge"
May, 1935. (mimeograph)

"Creation and Imitation: An Analysis of Poiesis"
Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, December 1935, 153-174


Art and Prudence: A Study in Practical Philosophy (1937)
New York and Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co.
Chapters 1-5; 12, reprinted with Introduction by Samuel Hazo as Poetry and Politics (1965) Pittsburgh, Pa., Duquesne University Press

What Man Has Made of Man: A Study of the Consequences of Platonism and Positivism in Psychology (1937)
(based on the lectures given at the Institute for Psychoanalysis in Chicago, 1937), Introduction by Dr. Franz Alexander, New York and Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co., reprinted New York, Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., 1957; as The Consequences of Platonism and Positivism, New Brunswick, N.J., Transaction Publishers, Rutgers University (1993)


"Tradition and Communication"
Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association (December 1937), 101-131


Saint Thomas and the Gentiles (1938)
(The Aquinas Lecture), Milwaukee, Wis., Marquette University Press


"Reading"
The University of Chicago Magazine (June 1938) 10-13.



 


"A Christian Educator"
Orates Fratres XIII (January 22, 1939), Saint John's Abbey, Collegeville, Minn., Liturgical Press, 123-129, reprinted as an Afterword in Liberal Education: Essays on the Philosophy of Higher Learning by Father Virgil Michel, selected and edited by Robert L. Spaeth, Collegeville, Minn., Office of Academic Affairs, Saint John's University, 1981, 67-72

"Parties and the Common Good"
The Review of Politics 1 (January 1939) 51-83

"The Crisis in Contemporary Education"
The Social Frontier V (February 1939), 140-145

"Are the Schools Doing Their job?"
Town Meeting, Columbia University Press, 4 (March 6, 1939), 11-16

"Education and Democracy"
The Commonweal XXIX (March 17, 1939), 581-583

"Can Catholic Education Be Criticized?"
The Commonweal XXIX (April 14, 1939), 680-683

"Hierarchy"
Saint Mary's Chimes XLVIII (June 1939), 111-116, reprinted Catholic Digest 4 (October 1940), 39-43

"Tradition and Novelty in Education"
Better Schools 1 (June 1939), 104-108

"Liberalism and Liberal Education"
The Educational Record July 1939, 422-436

"Lesson in Criticism"
The Commonweal XXX (October 13, 1939), 548-551

"The Demonstration of Democracy"
Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association December 1939, 1-44


Problems for Thomists: The Problem of Species (1940)
New York, Sheed & Ward

The Philosophy and Science of Man: A Collection of Texts as a Foundation for Ethics and Politics (1940)
The University of Chicago Bookstore (mimeograph)

How to Read a Book: The Art of Getting a Liberal Education (1940)
New York, Simon and Schuster, Inc.

editor, Scholasticism and Politics by Jacques Maritain (1940)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company


"The Great Books: 1"
The University of Chicago Magazine, February 1940, 10-11; 26-28.

"The Great Books: 2"
The University of Chicago Magazine, March 1940, 8-10; 25-26.

"Education in Contemporary America"
Better Schools, 2 (March-April 1940), 76-80.

"Docility and Authority"
The Commonweal, XXXI (April 5, 1940), 504-507.

"Docility and History"
The Commonweal, XXXII (April 26, 1940), 4-8.

"To the College Graduate-June, 1940"
The Commonweal, XXXII (June 28, 1940),201-203.

"How to Mark a Book"
The Saturday Review of Literature, July 6, 1940, 11-12, reprinted The Paideia Bulletin, IV (September-October 1988), Chicago, Institute for Philosophical Research, 2-3.

"The Use and Abuse of Dictionaries"
Good Housekeeping, September 1940, 160-161.

"How to Answer Questions"
Good Housekeeping, October 1940, 73; 201-202.

"This Pre-War Generation"
Harper's Magazine, October 1940, 524-534.

"God and the Professors" (A paper given at the First Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion, September 1940), Our Sunday Visitor, A Weekly Catholic National Newspaper, December 1, 1940; Science, Philosophy and Religion: A Symposium, New York, Science, Philosophy and Religion in Their Relation to the Democratic Way of Life, Inc., 1941, 120-138.

"Before You Read a Book"
Good Housekeeping, December 1940, 32-33.

"How To Keep Awake While Reading"
Good Housekeeping, June 1940, 62.


A Dialectic of Morals, Towards the Foundations of Political Philosophy (1941)
Notre Dame, Ind., University of Notre Dame Press, reprinted New York, Frederick Ungar Publishing Co. (1958).


"Invitation to the Pain of Learning"
The Journal of Educational Sociology, 14 (February 1941), 358-363.

"What Is Basic About English?"
(An address at a general session of the National Council of Teachers of English, November 1940), College English, 2 (April 1941), 653-675 (outline).

"The Demonstrability of Democracy: A Reply to Dr. [Charles] O'Neil"
The New Scholasticism, XV (April 1941), 162-168.

"Solution of the Problem of Species"
The Thomist, III (April 1941), 279-379.

with Walter Farrell, O.P.,
"The Theory of Democracy" The Thomist, III (July 1941), 397-449.

"Are There Absolute and Universal Principles on Which Education Should Be Founded?"
(A debate in which Adler takes Pro view and Paul A. Schilpp takes Con), Educational Trends, Northwestern University, IX (July-August 1941), 11-18. [Adler's portion]

"The Order of Learning"
The Moraga Quarterly, Autumn 1941, 3-25.

"The Chicago School"
Harper's Magazine, September 1941, 377-388.

"Progressive Education? No!"
The Rotarian, September 1941, 29-30; 56-57.

with Walter Farrell, O.P.
"The Theory of Democracy-Part II" The Thomist, III (October 1941), 588-652.

"How to Read a Dictionary"
The Saturday Review of Literature, December 13, 1941, 3-4; 18-20.

"A Question About Law"
Essays in Thomism, edited by R. E. Brennan, New York, Sheed & Ward, 1941, 207-236.

"Introduction" to Thomistic Psychology, by R. E. Brennan, New York, Macmillan, Inc., 1941, vii-xiv.



 


with Walter Farrell, O.P.
"The Theory of Democracy-Part III
The Thomist, IV (January 1942), 121-181.

"What Every Schoolboy Doesn't Know"
Pulse, March 1942, 7-9; 32, excerpted and adapted Coronet, January 1944, 87-91.

with Walter Farrell, O.P.
"The Theory of Democracy-Part III (Continued)"
The Thomist, IV (April 1942), 286-354.

with Walter Farrell, O.P.
"The Theory of Democracy-Part IV"
The Thomist, IV (July 1942), 446-522.

with Walter Farrell, O.P.
"The Theory of Democracy-Part IV (Continued)"
The Thomist, IV (October 1942), 692-761.

"In Defense of the Philosophy of Education"
Philosophies of Education, Forty-first Yearbook, Part 1, 1942, 197-249.



 


"The Demonstration of God's Existence"
The Thomist, V (January 1943), 188-218.

with Walter Farrell, O.P.
"The Theory of Democracy-Part IV (Continued)"
The Thomist, VI (April 1943), 49-118.

with Walter Farrell, O.P.

"Rough Draft of a Second Article onThe Demonstration of God's Existence"

June, 1943. 142 pages (mimeograph)
"The Theory of Democracy-Part IV (Continued)," The Thomist, VI (July 1943), 251-277.

with Walter Farrell, O.P.
"The Theory of Democracy-Part V" The Thomist, VI (October 1943), 367-407.


How to Think About War and Peace (1944)
New York, Simon and Schuster, Inc.


"Thinking Straight on War and Peace"
Vogue, January 15, 1944, 61-62.

"The Fetish of Internationalism"
Common Sense, XIII (January 1944), 1519.

with Walter Farrell, O.P.,
"The Theory of Democracy-Part V (Continued)"
The Thomist, VII (January 1944), 80-131.

"Can Adults Think?"
Ladies Home Journal, April 1944, 24; 188.

"How to Talk Sense in Company"
Esquire, June 1944, 59; 171-176.

"War and the Rule of Law"
War and the Law, edited by Ernst W. Puttkammer, Chicago, The University of Chicago Press, 1944, 178-198.



 


"Liberal Education-Theory and Practice"
The University of Chicago Magazine, 37 (March 1945), 10-11, reprinted Vassar Alumnae Magazine, November 15, 1945.

"The State of the Nation's Higher Education- Two Views of Benjamin Fine's New Book [Democratic Education: A Report on the Colleges]"
Saturday Review, December 29, 1945, 7-8; 31 (Adler's view).

"The Future of Democracy"
Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, 1945, 3-24.



 


"The Philosopher"
The Works of the Mind, edited by Robert B. Heywood, Chicago and London, The University of Chicago Press, 1947, 215-246.

"The Doctrine of Natural Law in Philosophy"
Natural Law Institute Proceedings, 1947, University of Notre Dame, 1 (1949), 65-84.



 


"The Next Twenty-five Years in Philosophy"
The New Scholasticism, XXV (January 1951), 81-110.

"Labor, Leisure, and Liberal Education"
The Journal of General Education, VI (October 1951), 35-45.


editor,
Great Books of the Western World
(52 vols.), Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1952; 2nd Edition (60 vols.), 1990.

editor,
The Great Ideas, A Syntopicon of Great Books of the Western World (2 vols.), Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1952; 2nd Edition, 1990.


"Adult Education"
Journal of Higher Education, XXIII (February 1952), 59-68.

with Jerome Michael,
"Real Proof: I"
Vanderbilt Law Review, 5 (April 1952), 344-384.

"Doctor and Disciple"
Journal of Higher Education, XXIII (April 1952), 173-180.

"The Hierarchy of Essences"
The Review of Metaphysics, VI (September 1952), 3-30.

with Philip F. Mulhern, O.P.,
"Footnote to The Theory of Democracy"
in "From an Abundant Spring", The Walter Farrell Memorial Volume of The Thomist, edited by The Staff, New York, P. J. Kenedy & Sons, 1952, 137-151.

with Robert M. Hutchins,
"Great Books of the Western World" (1952)
Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. Videotape.



 


"Jerome Michael"
Columbia Law Review, 53 (March 1953), 310-311.


Research on Freedom
(2 vols. 1954) San Francisco, Institute for Philosophical Research



 



 


"Controversy in the Life and Teaching of Philosophy"
Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, 1956, 3-22.

"The Democratic Revolution"
December 1956, based on the first of three lectures to the Industrial Indemnity Company. Reprinted 1994, Center for the Study of Great Ideas, Chicago, IL.



 


"The Questions Science Cannot Answer"
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, XIII (April 1957), 120-125.


with Louis O. Kelso,
The Capitalist Manifesto (1958)
New York, Random House, Inc. reprinted Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, Publishers (1975)

The Idea of Freedom: A Dialectical Examination of the Conceptions of Freedom Volume I (1958)
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday & Company, Inc.,

with Milton Mayer,
The Revolution in Education (1958)
Introduction by Clarence Faust, Chicago, The University of Chicago Press


"Freedom: A Study of the Development of the Concept in the English and American Traditions of Philosophy"
The Review of Metaphysics, XI (March 1958), 380-410.

"What is an Idea?"
Saturday Review, November 22, 1958, 13; 40-41.

"Leisure and Retirement"
Eagle, November 1958, 12-13.

"Hard Reading Made Easy"
Mayfair (Montreal), November 1958, condensed Reader's Digest, December 1958, 81-83.


The Great Ideas Program (10 vol. 1959-1963)
Chicago, Illinois: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

with Peter Wolff,
A General Introduction to the Great Books and to a Liberal Education (1959)
The Great Ideas Program Volume 1

with Peter Wolff,
The Development of Political Theory and Government (1959)
The Great Ideas Program Volume 2


"The Professor or the Dialogue?"
The Owl, Santa Clara University, 1959, 10-19.


with Peter Wolff,
Foundations of Science and Mathematics (1960)
The Great Ideas Program Volume 3



 


with Louis O. Kelso,
The New Capitalists: A Proposal to Free Economic Growth from the Slavery of Savings (1961)
New York, Random House, Inc., reprinted Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, Publishers (1975)

The Idea Of Freedom: A Dialectical Examination of the Controversies about Freedom Volume II (1961)
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday & Company, Inc., reprinted Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, Publishers (1973)

Great Ideas from the Great Books (1961)
(based on Questions and Answers from Syndicated Column), Introduction by William Benton, New York, Washington Square Press; Pocket Books, 1976.

The Great Ideas Today
Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1961-1977 with Robert M. Hutchins; 1978-.

with Seymour Cain,
Religion and Theology (1961)
The Great Ideas Program Volume 4

with Peter Wolff,
Philosophy of Law and Jurisprudence (1961)
The Great Ideas Program Volume 5

with Seymour Cain,
Imaginative Literature I: from Homer to Shakespeare (1961)
The Great Ideas Program Volume 6



 


with Seymour Cain,
Imaginative Literature II: from Cervantes to Dostoevsky (1962)
The Great Ideas Program Volume 7

with Seymour Cain,
Ethics: The Study of Moral Values (1962)
The Great Ideas Program Volume 8


"Aristotle's Ethics Book I: The theory of Happiness" (1962)
Encyclopaedia Britannica's Classical Greece, Lesson 3. Videotape.

"Plato's Apology" (1962)
Encyclopaedia Britannica's Classical Greece, Lesson 2. Videotape.

with Robert M. Hutchins,
Gateway to the Great Books
(10 vols.), Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1963; 1990.

with V. J. McGill,
Biology, Psychology, and Medicine (1963)
The Great Ideas Program Volume 9

with Seymour Cain,
Philosophy (1963)
The Great Ideas Program Volume 10


"Challenges of Philosophies in Communication"
Journalism Quarterly, University of Washington, June 14, 1962, Special Summer Supplement 1963, 449-459.

"How to Read a Book Superficially"
Playboy, December 1963, 115; 122; 196; 199.

"Never Say 'Retire'"
The Journal of the American Society of Chartered Life Underwriters, XVII (Winter 1963), 5-14.



 


"The Future of Democracy: A Swan Song"
Humanistic Education and Western Civilization: Essays for Robert M. Hutchins, edited by Arthur A. Cohen, New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1964, 30-43.


The Conditions of Philosophy: Its Checkered Past, Its Present Disorder, and Its Future Promise (1965)
(based on the Encyclopaedia Britannica Lectures delivered at the University of Chicago, 1964). New York, Atheneum Publishers,; New York, Delta Books, Dell Publishing Co. (1967)



 


How to Read a Book: A Guide to Reading the Great Books (Special Edition 1966)
New York, Simon and Schuster, Inc.


"The Great Books of 2066"
Playboy, January 1966, 137; 224-226; 228.

"Contributions of the West"
The Barat Review, I (June 1966), 91-97.

"God and Modern Man"
The Critic, XXV (October-November 1966), 18-23.


The Difference of Man and the Difference It Makes (1967)
(based on the Encyclopaedia Britannica Lectures delivered at the University of Chicago, 1966), Introduction by Theodore T. Puck, New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.


"Intentionality and Immateriality"
The New Scholasticism, XLI (Summer 1967), 312-344.

"The Immateriality of Conceptual Thought"
The New Scholasticism, XLI (Autumn 1967), 489-497.

editor,
The Annals of America
(21 vols.), Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1968- .


"Sense Cognition: Aristotle vs. Aquinas"
The New Scholasticism, XLII (Autumn 1968), 578-591.


The Time of Our Lives: The Ethics of Common Sense (1970)
(based on the Encyclopaedia Britannica Lectures delivered at the University of Chicago, 1969), New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.



 


The Common Sense of Politics (1971)
(based on the Encyclopaedia Britannica Lectures delivered at the University of Chicago, 1970), New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.



 


with Charles Van Doren,
How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading
(Revised and Updated Edition 1972) New York, Simon and Schuster, Inc.; Touchstone Books, (1972)



 


editor,
Propaedia: Outline of Knowledge and Guide to the Britannica
The New Encyclopaedia Britannica (30 vols.), 15th Edition, Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1974.


"Little Errors in the Beginning"
The Thomist, XXXVIII (January 1974), 27-48.

"The Equivocal Use of the Word 'Analogical,'"
The New Scholasticism, XLVIII (Winter 1974), 4-18.

"The Joy of Learning"
KNOW, 1 (1974), Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 18-21.


with William Gorman,
The American Testament (1975)
New York, Praeger Publishers, Inc.


"The Confusion on the Animalists"
The Great Ideas Today 1975, Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1975, 73-89.


Some Questions About Language: A Theory of Human Discourse and Its Objects (1976) La Salle, Ill., Open Court Publishing Co.; First Paperback Edition, 1991.

editor,
The Revolutionary Years: Britannica's Book of the American Revolution (1976) Chicago, Illinois: Encyclopaedia Briannica, Inc.


"Education and the Pursuit of Happiness"
Commencement Address, University of Denver, May 29, 1976 (pamphlet).

"Declaration v. Manifesto"
The Center Magazine, IX (September-October 1976), Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, 38-48.

"Teaching and Learning"
from Parnassus: Essays in Honor of Jacques Barzun, edited by Dora B. Weiner and William R. Keylor, New York, Harper & Row, Publishers, 1976, 57-65.

"The Schooling of a People"
The Americans: 1976, Critical Choices for Americans, Volume II, edited by Irving Kristol and Paul H. Weaver, Lexington, Mass., D. C. Heath and Company, 1976, 131-149.

"The Bodyguards of Truth"
(The Aquinas Medal Acceptance Speech), Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, 1976, 125-133.


Philosopher at Large: An Intellectual Autobiography (1977)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company
Collier Books, 1992

Reforming Education: The Schooling of a People and Their Education Beyond Schooling (1977)
Edited by Geraldine Van Doren, Boulder, Colo., Westview Press

editor, with Charles Van Doren
Great Treasury of Western Thought
New York, R. R. Bowker Company, 1977.


"The Great Books (Contd.): Adler's List"
Time, March 7, 1977, 65-66.

"Which Are the Classics?"
The Center Magazine, X (May-June 1977), Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, 49-51.

"The 'Chicago Fight'"
The Center Magazine, X (September-October 1977), Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, 50-60.

"Reflections on the Law School in the '30's"
(Speech given at the 45th Anniversary Dinner of the University of Chicago Law School, Class of 1932, The Law Alumni Journal, 3 (Fall 1977), 37-40.


Aristotle for Everybody: Difficult Thought Made Easy (1978)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company; Bantam Books, 1980; Collier Books, 1991.


"Books, Television, and Learning"
(An address given at a seminar co-sponsored by the Center for the Book and the U.S. Office of Education at the Library of Congress, April 26, 1978), Television, the Book, and the Classroom, edited by John Y. Cole, Washington, D.C. Library of Congress, 1978, 15-27.

"World Peace in Truth"
The Center Magazine, XI (March-April 1978), Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, 56-64, reprinted in Leonardo, 13, Oxford, England, Pergamon Press, 1980, 317-322.

"The Disappearance of Culture"
(My Turn), Newsweek, August 21, 1978, 15.

"Children Must Be Taught How to Learn"
Long Island Newsday, September 17, 1978.

"What Is a Great Book?"
Reader's Digest, November 1978, 94-96, condensed from How to Read a Book.

"Aristotle's Conception of Practical Truth and the Consequences of that Conception"
Paideia, Special Aristotle Issue, MCMLXXVIII, George C. Simmons, ed., State University College at Buffalo and State University College at Brockport, 158-166.



 


"Aristotle on Virtue and Happiness"
(A presentation given at Spring Hill Center in Wayzata, Minnesota, January 13, 1979), Dialogue Series, Spring Hill Center, 1979, 1-12.

"Education in a Democracy"
American Educator, 3 (Spring 1979), 6-9.

"Success Means Never Feeling Tired"
Reader's Digest, March 1979, 141-143.

"Everybody's Business"
(A lecture given at the University of Kansas at Lawrence, March 23, 1978),

"The Integration of Knowledge: Discourses on Education"
edited by Dennis B. Quinn, The Integration Humanities Program, University of Kansas at Lawrence, 1979, 21-41 (outline), reprinted Philosophy for Education (A Festschrift dedicated to Robert Maynard Hutchins), edited by Seymour Fox, The Van Leer Jerusalem Foundation, Israel, 1983, 1-15 (prose).

"Has Philosophy Lost Contact With People?"
Long Island Newsday, November 18, 1979.

with Bill Moyers,
"Aristotle for Everybody" (1979)
Seminar at The Aspen Institute. Videotape.


How to Think About God.- A Guide for the 20th-Century Pagan (1980)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company; Bantam Books, 1982, 1988; Collier Books, 1991.


"A Guide for the 20th Century Pagan" (1980)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about How to Think About God
Firing Line videotape


Six Great Ideas (1981)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company; Collier Books, 1984.


with Wayne F. Moquin,
"Hans Kung: Does God Exist?"
The Great Ideas Today 1981, Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 188-203.

"Six Great Ideas: Truth, Goodness, Beauty, Liberty, Equality, and Justice" (1981)
Seminar at The Aspen Institute in Colorado. Videotapes.


The Angels and Us (1982)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company; Collier Books, 1988.

The Paideia Proposal: An Educational Manifesto (1982)
(On Behalf of the Paideia Group) New York, Collier Books, Macmillan Publishing Company, 1982.


"A Great Teacher Tells-Step by Step-How to Teach Great Ideas" (1982)
The American School Board journal, 169 (January 1982), 30-32.

"The Essential Elements for a New Educational System" (1982)
The Institute Newsletter, 1 (February-March 1982), The Dallas Institute of Humanities & Culture, 6-8.

"A Reminiscence..." (1982)
(Speech given at 80th Birthday Celebration, April 2, 1982), The Aspen Institute, 1990 (pamphlet).

"The Paideia Proposal: Rediscovering the Essence of Education"
American School Board Journal, 169 (July 1982), 17-20, reprinted "A Revolution in Education," American Educator, 6 (Winter 1982), 20-24.

"The Paideia Proposal"
The Rotarian, September 1982, 32-35.

"Minds and Brains: Angels, Humans, and Brutes"
(The 1982 Harvey Cushing Oration delivered at the annual meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Honolulu, April 26,1982), Journal of Neurosurgery, 57 (September 1982), 309-315, reprinted The Great Ideas Today 1982, Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 2-14.

"Philosophy in Our Time"
(Review of Philosophical Explanations by Robert Nozick and After Virtue by Alasdair Maclntyre), The Great Ideas Today 1982, Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 238-255.

"Mortimer Adler and His Great Ideas" (1981)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about Six Great Ideas
Firing Line videotape

"In What Sense are Human Beings Angelic?" (1982)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about The Angels and Us
Firing Line videotape

"Return to Education" (1982)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about The Paideia Proposal; Firing Line videotape.


How to Speak, How to Listen (1983)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company; Collier Books, 1985.

Paideia Problems and Possibilities: A Consideration of Questions Raised by The Paideia Proposal (1983)
(On Behalf of the Paideia Group) New York, Collier Books, Macmillan Publishing Company.


"Revising American Education"
The Commonwealth, LXXVII (December 19, 1983), The Commonwealth Club of [San Francisco] California, 380-381, 384.

"The Reform of Public Schools"
(Opening remarks at a dialogue at the Center on The Paideia Proposal/Discussion), The Center Magazine, XVI (September-October 1983), Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, 12-33.

On Behalf of the Paideia Group
"The Paideia Response" The Paideia Proposal: A Symposium, Harvard Educational Review, 53 (November 1983), 407-411.

"Understanding the U.S.A."
Journal of Teacher Education, XXXIV (November-December 1983), 35-37.

"How to Speak, How to Listen" (1983)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about How to Speak, How to Listen
Firing Line videotape


A Vision of the Future: Twelve Ideas for a Better Life and a Better Society (1984)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company.

with Members of the Paideia Group, The Paideia Program: An Educational Syllabus (1984)
New York, Collier Books, Macmillan Publishing Company.


"Every Executive a Generalist First and a Specialist Second"
New Management, 1, Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Southern California, 1984, 6-12.

"Mortimer Adler's Great Ideas" Parts I and II (1984)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about A Vision of the Future
Firing Line videotapes


Ten Philosophical Mistakes (1985)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company; Collier Books, 1987.

"Computers and Robots: The Promise and the Problem To Be Solved"
Viewpoint, No. 1 (1985)

"Love in Relation to Needing, Wanting, and Liking"
Viewpoint, No. 2 (1985)

"The Arts of Farming, Healing, Teaching"
Viewpoint, No. 3 (1985)

"Idling: Why It Is So Important Not To Be Busy All the Time"
Viewpoint, No. 4 (1985)

"The Best and Worst of Times"
Viewpoint, No. 5 (1985)

"Parenting: The Toughest Job on Earth"
Viewpoint, No. 6 (1985)

"The Past, Present, and Future of Democracy"
Viewpoint, No. 7 (1985)

"Hard Reading Made Easy"
Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics, American Learning Corporation, 1985, 29-30 (adapted).

"The Paideia Proposal"
(The Beall-Russell Lectures in the Humanities), Baylor University, Waco, Texas, November 7, 1985, 5-28.

"Narrative Grading"
The Paideia Bulletin, I (December 1985), Chicago, Institute for Philosophical Research, 1, 4.

"Ten Great Philosophical Mistakes" Parts I and II (1985)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about Ten Philosophical Mistakes
Firing Line videotapes


A Guidebook to Learning: For a Lifelong Pursuit of Wisdom (1986)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company


"Minimal vs. Maximal Reforms"
The Paideia Bulletin, 11 (March-April 1986, Chicago, Institute for Philosophical Research, 1, 5.

"The Wednesday Revolution"
The Paideia Bulletin, 11 (May-June 1986), Chicago, Institute for Philosophical Research, 2.

"Teaching as a Cooperative Art"
Basic Education, 30 (June 1986), 13-14.

"The Latest Educational Mania-Critical Thinking"
The Paideia Bulletin, 11 (September-October 1986), Chicago, Institute for Philosophical Research, 2, 6.

"'Critical Thinking' Programs: Why They Won't Work"
Education Week, VI (September 17, 1986), 28, condensed The Education Digest, LII (March 1987), 9-11.

"Schooling Is Not Education"
The New York Times, December 2, 1986.

"The Idea of Dialectic"
The Great Ideas Today 1986, Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1986, 154-177.

"Two Approaches to the Authors of the Great Books"
The Great Ideas Today 1986, Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1986, 178-183, excerpted The Paideia Bulletin, III (January-February 1987), Chicago, Institute for Philosophical Research, 1987, 2.

"Continuing to Learn" (1986)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about A Guidebook to Learning
Firing Line videotape

"How Does It Go with Revising Our Teaching?" (1986) William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about The Paideia Proposal
Firing Line videotape


We Hold These Truths: Understanding the Ideas and Ideals of the Constitution (1987)
Foreword by Harry A. Blackmun, with Annotated Appendices by Wayne Moquin, New York, Macmillan Publishing Company; Collier Books, 1988.


"The Three Columns Revisited with Special Attention to the Conduct of Seminars"
The Paideia Bulletin, Special Edition (May 1987), Chicago, Institute for Philosophical Research, 1-6.

"35 Years of the Great Books"
KNOW, XXIV (Summer 1987), Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 2-5.

"Column One-The Stumbling Block"
The Paideia Bulletin, III (September-October 1987), Chicago, Institute for Philosophical Research, 1987, 2.

"The Great Ideas: A Seminar Approach To Teaching And Learning" (1987)
Produced by Dr. Patricia Weiss, President of The Paideia Group, the University of North Carolina, and Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. The purpose of these programs is to teach anyone how to conduct Socratic seminars.

"We Hold These Truths: America's Testament" (1987)
Nationally broadcast discussions with various notables. Videotapes.

with Bill Moyers,
"In Search of the Constitution" (1987)
We Hold These Truths: Understanding the Ideas and Ideals of the Constitution. Seminar at St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland.

"Mortimer Adler on the Constitution" Parts I and II (1987)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about We Hold These Truths
Firing Line videotapes.


Reforming Education: The Opening of the American Mind (1988)
Edited by Geraldine Van Doren, New York, Macmillan Publishing Company; Collier Books, 1990.


"Learning Disputes"
Los Angeles Times, January 10, 1988, 1, 6.

"Further Reflections on Column Two"
The Paideia Bulletin, IV (January-February 1988), Chicago, Institute for Philosophical Research, 1988, 2, 6.

"We Hold These Truths"
The Commonwealth, LXXXII (March 7, 1988), The Commonwealth Club of [San Francisco] California, 108-111.

"Sexism, Racism, and the Recommended Readings for Paideia Seminars"
The Paideia Bulletin, IV (November-December 1988), Chicago, Institute for Philosophical Research, 1988, 1.

"Ethics: Fourth Century B.C. and Twentieth Century A.D."
The Great Ideas Today 1988, Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 274-287.

"A Commentary on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics"
The Great Ideas Today 1988, Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 290-311.

"Mortimer Adler on the Closing of the American Mind" (1988)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler.
Firing Line videotape.



 


"The Intrinsic and Extrinsic Obstacles to Good Schooling for All"
The Paideia Bulletin, V (May-June 1989), Chicago, Institute for Philosophical Research, 1-2.

"Six Great Ideas and the Twenty-First Century"
Proceedings of the CIOS XXI World Management Congress (September 21-23, 1989), North American Management Council, 1990, 4-5.

"The Editorial Conscience"
KNOW, XXVI (Fall 1989), Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 2-6.

"On Growing Old with Pleasure and Profit"
1989 Medical and Health Annual, Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 6-13.

"The State of Philosophy in the Modern World"
Whatsoever Things Are True: Essays on the Occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of Saint joseph's College, 1986-1987, edited with Introduction by P. Wallace Platt, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 1989, 5-18 (taken from a lecture given in the Humanities Centre, University of Alberta, November 1985).

"Mortimer Adler and Education" (1989)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about Reforming Education
Firing Line videotape.


Intellect: Mind Over Matter (1990)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company

Truth in Religion: The Plurality of Religions and the Unity of Truth (1990)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company; Collier Books, 1992.


"No Watered-Down Seminars"
The Paideia Bulletin, VI (January-February 1990), Chicago, Institute for Philosophical Research, 1,6.

"The Great Books, the Great Ideas, and a Lifetime of Learning"
(The Lowell Lecture sponsored jointly by the Lowell Institute of Boston and Harvard Extension School), Harvard University, April 11, 1990, 5-11 (pamphlet).

"A Realistic Appraisal of Paideia's Future: The Good News and the Bad News"
The Paideia Bulletin, VII (September-October 1990), Chicago, Institute for Philosophical Research, 3-4, 6.

"Britannica's Commitment: The Great Books of the Western World Second Edition"
KNOW, XXVII (Winter 1990), Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 2-6.

"Concerning God, Modern Man and Religion"
The Aspen Institute Quarterly, 2 (Winter 1990), 99-120.

"A Philosopher Looks Back and Forward"
Living Philosophies: The Reflections of Some Eminent Men and Women of Our Time, edited by Clifton Fadiman, New York, Doubleday, 1990, 271-277.

"What Is Intellect" (1990)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about Intellect: Mind Over Matter
Firing Line videotapes.


Haves Without Have-Nots: Essays for the 21st Century on Democracy and Socialism (1991)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company

Desires, Right & Wrong: The Ethics of Enough (1991)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company


"The End of the Conflict Between Capitalism and Communism"
(An address given before the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, April 23, 1991), World Affairs Journal: A Compendium, 3, 1, Los Angeles World Affairs Council, 1991, 218-227.

"The Transcultural and the Multicultural"
The Great Ideas Today 1991, Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1991, 227-240, reprinted The Aspen Institute Quarterly, 3 (Autumn 1991), 98-116.

"Are All Religions Equal" (1991)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about Truth in Religion
Firing Line videotape.

"Is Communism Really Over?" (1991)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about Haves Without Have-Nots
Firing Line videotape.


The Great Ideas: A Lexicon of Western Thought (1992)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company

A Second Look in the Rearview Mirror (1992)
New York, Macmillan Publishing Cornpany


"This [Joseph] Campbell Person"
National Review, February 17, 1992, 48-50.

"Six Amendments to the Constitution: A Commentary"
Law and Philosophy, The Practice of Theory: Essays in Honor of George Anastaplo (2 vols.), edited by John A. Murley, Robert L. Stone, and William L. Braithwaite, Athens, Ohio University Press, 1992 (Adler's portion, Vol. II, 747-750).

"Natural Theology, Chance, and God"
The Great Ideas Today 1992, Chicago, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 1992.


The Four Dimensions of Philosophy: Metaphysical, Moral, Objective, Categorical (1993)
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company


"Mortimer Adler Sums Up" (1993)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about A Second Look in the Rearview Mirror
Firing Line videotape

"Is Philosophy Worthwhile?" (1993)
William F. Buckley, Jr. interviews Mortimer Adler about The Four Dimensions of Philosophy
Firing Line videotape.


Art, the Arts, and the Great Ideas
New York, Macmillan Publishing Company, (1994)



 


Adler's Philosophical Dictionary (1995)
New York: Scribner's



 



 


The Great Ideas (1998)
videotape or audiotape of the television series originally broadcast on KGO-TV, San Francisco, California, 1953-1954


How to Think about the Great Ideas: From the Great Books of Western Civilization (2000), Edited by Max Weismann; Open Court Publishing Company; from the television series "The Great Ideas" originally broadcast on KGO-TV, San Francisco, California, 1953-1954



 



 



 

Revised 13 January 2002.