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ePUB Mortimer J Adler #10003; #10003; How to Read a Book PDFEPUB #180; How to ePUB #10003; Mortimer Jerome Adler was an American Read a Epub Û educator philosopher and popular author As a philosopher he worked with Aristotelian and Thomistic thought He lived for the longest stretches in New York City Chicago San Francisco and San Mateo He worked for Columbia University the University of Chicago Encyclopædia Britannica and Adler's own Institute for Philosophical ResearchAdler was born in N.

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  1. Nandakishore Varma Nandakishore Varma says:

    ePUB Mortimer J Adler #10003; #10003; How to Read a Book PDFEPUB #180; How to ePUB #10003; read free, book ebok, How to kindle, Read a book, to Read a ebok, How to Read a Book PDFHow do you read a book?Look at the cover probably glance at the blurb run your eye down the table of contents perhaps possibly rifle through the book then plunge right in into Chapter OneRight?Wrong According to Mortimer J Adler and Charles Van Doren the authors of How to Read a BookAccording to them this is only the first level of reading called “Elementary” reading and this is the only level the majority of readers in this world have reached They posit three levels “Inspectional” “Analytical” and “Syntopic” each one advanced than the previous The major portion of the book is devoted to analytic reading followed by brief exposition on the syntopic It is the aim of the authors to make each reader of this tome into an analytic reader at least if not a syntopic one it is my opinion that they only succeed pa


  2. Paul Paul says:

    ePUB Mortimer J Adler #10003; #10003; How to Read a Book PDFEPUB #180; How to ePUB #10003; read free, book ebok, How to kindle, Read a book, to Read a ebok, How to Read a Book PDFProbably one of the most important books you can read I outlined the first three levels of reading a while back and I saved it I'll post that for my reviewHow To Read A BookThis is an outline of part of Mortimer J Adler and Charles Van Doren’s excellent book How To Read A Book The outline takes one up to the third level of reading analytical reading There is a fourth level syntopical reading but most of the intended readers of this o


  3. Cecily Cecily says:

    ePUB Mortimer J Adler #10003; #10003; How to Read a Book PDFEPUB #180; How to ePUB #10003; read free, book ebok, How to kindle, Read a book, to Read a ebok, How to Read a Book PDFWho This Book is not ForIt focuses mainly on reading expositional rather than imaginative material It was written in 1940 and revised in 1972 though it looks and feels like a 40s book I read it in the hope of becoming a analytical reader who could go on to write coherent concise and original reviews It didn’t helpThis may once have been a good book Had I read it as an undergraduate I may even have found bits of it slightly useful As a middle aged fiction reader in the 21st century I found it infuriating boring and mostly irrelevant Types of ReadingThere are four levels of reading 1 Elementary learning to decode the symbols2 Inspectional time limited skimming3 Analytical4 Syntopical comparing and drawing conclusions I used Inspectional for most of the book because my patience and interest were severely and increasingly limitedIt focuses mainly on analytical reading of non fiction knowing what sort of book i


  4. Sasha Martinez Sasha Martinez says:

    ePUB Mortimer J Adler #10003; #10003; How to Read a Book PDFEPUB #180; How to ePUB #10003; read free, book ebok, How to kindle, Read a book, to Read a ebok, How to Read a Book PDFIt’s such a dinosaur Cranky snooty stuffy pedantic often condescending It’s a manual For intelligent reading Very textbook y very fundamental Very practical Like some invisible ruler cracked against my keyboard clobbering


  5. Dante Dante says:

    ePUB Mortimer J Adler #10003; #10003; How to Read a Book PDFEPUB #180; How to ePUB #10003; read free, book ebok, How to kindle, Read a book, to Read a ebok, How to Read a Book PDFI'm reading this awesome book again I'll be writing my notes for each chapter below It will be like a running account of my summary of and thoughts about every chapter So be warned this is going to be a very very very long review I hope I'll be able to write a shorter version after I'm done with the bookOverviewBasically How to Read a Book is a practical book It aims to help people become intelligent readers To read intelligently means to read actively To read actively means to read skillfully This means that reading is actually a skill in the same way that writing is a skill It is an activity Therefore it is never passive And to read skillfully means to read not for information and amusement but for understanding The authors propose that in order to achieve this aim intelligent active skillful reading readers must observe certain rules These rules are discussed in detail throughout the bookThe book has 4 parts and 21 chapters Part 1


  6. Roy Lotz Roy Lotz says:

    ePUB Mortimer J Adler #10003; #10003; How to Read a Book PDFEPUB #180; How to ePUB #10003; read free, book ebok, How to kindle, Read a book, to Read a ebok, How to Read a Book PDF The person who says he knows what he thinks but cannot express it usually does not know what he thinks I had a lot of fun holding this book upside down on the subway with a puzzled look on my face For much of his remarkably long life Mortimer Adler was the leading proponent of the ‘Great Books’ paradigm of education Under his leadership the Encyclopedia Britannica published the 54 volume Great Books of the Western World 1952 as well as the Gateway to the Great Books 1963—which considering their bulk price and difficulty were surprisingly successful projects In addition to his editing and publishing work Adler wrote many popular books on philosophy and education Nowadays however he is primarily remembered for this how to book on reading Although I have been and continue to be somewhat critical of the ‘Great Book’s paradigm I have submitted myself wholeheartedly to it Ever since I encountere


  7. Supratim Supratim says:

    ePUB Mortimer J Adler #10003; #10003; How to Read a Book PDFEPUB #180; How to ePUB #10003; read free, book ebok, How to kindle, Read a book, to Read a ebok, How to Read a Book PDFI heard about this book in a casual conversation and my interest was piqued When I heard that the book instructs on analytical reading I knew I had to read itI have decided that I am not going to summarize the rules enunciated in this book Instead I would keep my review shortIn the first chapter the authors have mentioned that “ this book is about the art of reading for the sake of increased understanding” The authors have clearly stated that the book intends to help people understand expository works In simple terms the book is meant for people who read serious non fiction However the authors have included sections on how to read fiction plays and poetry as well The book discusses the following four levels of reading with major stress on the third type • Elementary• Inspectional• Analytical• SyntopicalThe last and most advanced level – syntopical reading was a


  8. Jeremiah Jeremiah says:

    ePUB Mortimer J Adler #10003; #10003; How to Read a Book PDFEPUB #180; How to ePUB #10003; read free, book ebok, How to kindle, Read a book, to Read a ebok, How to Read a Book PDFIn junior high high school I made it my job to avoid reading altogether just like politicians who avoid hard questions When I was twenty I hadn't read a book since I was in fourth grade was only partially literate was a high school drop out with


  9. booklady booklady says:

    ePUB Mortimer J Adler #10003; #10003; How to Read a Book PDFEPUB #180; How to ePUB #10003; read free, book ebok, How to kindle, Read a book, to Read a ebok, How to Read a Book PDFRead this with my two daughters when they were in seventh and eighth grades respectively It not only teaches how to read different materials but also gives a list of must read books Every serious reader needs to read this book Both of my daughters say they still use things they learned from this book in their reading But they weren't terribly crazy about the book when we read it HaMost important thing about the book while there are many useful books you will read over the course of your life you do not necessarily read them all the same way There are techniques to be learned for learning


  10. Natasha Natasha says:

    ePUB Mortimer J Adler #10003; #10003; How to Read a Book PDFEPUB #180; How to ePUB #10003; read free, book ebok, How to kindle, Read a book, to Read a ebok, How to Read a Book PDFI read this book because I live by the mantra Life is Short Read Fast and I hoped it would teach me how to read faster Instead it teaches you to read slower analytically It also teaches you how to date a book to decide if you really want to spend the time to read the whole thing before commiting yourself to it This book has a rather pedantic tone which makes it a little dry to plow through But I kept at it because there were philosophical gems interspersed throughout the pages One of my favorite of which follows“But if the book belongs to the highest class—the very small number of inexhaustible books—you discover on returning that the book seems to have grown with you You see new things in it—whole sets of new things—that you did not see befo


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