Published by the Center for the Study of The Great Ideas (founded in 1990 by Mortimer J. Adler and Max Weismann)
In association with the The Adler-Aquinas Institute and Aquinas School of Leadership
Member of the Alliance for Liberal Learning

Monday, September 12, 2016

From the Center: Adler on Progress; failure and character; Thucydides; "safe spaces"; the presidency;

Recent communications with members of the Center for the Study of The Great Ideas included:
  • On Costica Bradatan's views on failure and humility
  • "The Priorities of Getting it Right and Getting Along", a Special Edition, by Center Member Peter DeMarco
  • Mortimer Adler on progress as one of The Great Ideas
  • Biographical note on Thucydides
  • Noting a letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal from Paige Rodriguez of Louisville, Colorado, on the purpose of education and University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer's statement on "safe spaces"
  • On Brion McClanahan's account of the office of the President
  • On Mortimer Adler and Robert Hutchins in Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values, by Robert M. PirsigRobert M. Pirsig, see pp. 341-43
  • 3 for 2 Video Sale


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