Mortimer J. Adler

Mortimer J. Adler

Mortimer J. Adler was born in New York City on December 28th, 1902 and passed away at the age of 98 on June 28th, 2001.

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Below is a complete list of Mortimer J. Adler books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Dialectic
1927
2
The Nature of Judicial Proof
1931
3
Diagrammatics
1932
4
What Man Has Made of Man
1937
5
Art and Prudence
1937
6
How to Read a Book
1940
7
The Philosophy and Science of Man
1940
8
How to Mark a Book
1940
9
How to Think About War and Peace
1944
10
Revolution in Education
1944
11
The Works of the Mind
1947
12
The Idea of Freedom
1958
13
The Capitalist Manifesto (With: Louis O. Kelso)
The Capitalist Manifesto (With: Louis O. Kelso)
1958
14
Great Ideas from the Great Books
1961
15
The New Capitalists
1961
16
The Conditions of Philosophy
1965
17
How to Read a Book: A Guide to Reading the Great Books
1966
18
The Difference of Man and the Difference It Makes
1967
19
The Time of Our Lives
1970
20
The Common Sense of Politics
1971
21
How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading (With: Charles Van Doren)
1972
22
The American Testament
1975
23
Some Questions about Language
1976
24
Philosopher at Large
1977
25
Aristotle for Everybody
1978
26
Crime, Law, and Social Science (With: Jerome Michael)
Crime, Law, and Social Science (With: Jerome Michael)
1980
27
How to Think About God
1980
28
Six Great Ideas
1981
29
The Angels and Us
1982
30
How to Speak How to Listen
1983
31
Vision of the Future
1984
32
Ten Philosophical Mistakes
1985
33
A Guidebook to Learning
1986
34
We Hold These Truths
1987
35
Reforming Education: The Schooling of a People & Their Education Beyond Schooling
1989
36
Reforming Education: The Opening of the American Mind (With: Geraldine Van Doren)
1989
37
Intellect
1990
38
Truth in Religion
1990
39
Desires, Right and Wrong
1991
40
Haves without Have-Nots
1991
41
A Second Look in the Rearview Mirror
1992
42
The Great Ideas
1992
43
Natural Theology, Chance, and God
1992
44
The Four Dimensions of Philosophy
1993
45
Art, the Arts, and the Great Ideas
1994
46
Adler's Philosophical Dictionary
1995
47
How to Think about the Great Idea
2000
48
How to Prove There Is a God (With: Ken Dzugan)
How to Prove There Is a God (With: Ken Dzugan)
2011
49
A Dialectic of Morals
2021

List of Paideia Books in Publication Order

List of The Aquinas Lecture in Philosophy Books in Publication Order

List of Mortimer J. Adler Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
What Is Crime?
2001
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Mortimer J. Adler: Biography

Mortimer J. Adler was born on December 28th, 1902. Mortimer passed away June 28th, 2001 at 98 years old. Mortimer J. Adler was born in New York City.

Mortimer J. Adler is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 49 books available. The first was released in 1927 with the book Dialectic. The most recently released book was A Dialectic of Morals which was released in 2021.

Mortimer J. Adler also wrote the Paideia series which has 3 books including The Paideia Proposal and Paideia Problems and Possibilities.

Mortimer J. Adler: Awards & Accolades

Mortimer J. Adler won the St. Louis Literary Award, Distinguished Figure in Literature, in 1978.

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Mortimer J. Adler: F.A.Q

When was Mortimer J. Adler Born?

Mortimer J. Adler was born on December 28th, 1902.

When did Mortimer J. Adler die?

Mortimer J. Adler died on June 28th, 2001 at 98 years old.

Where was Mortimer J. Adler Born?

Mortimer J. Adler was born in New York City.

What awards has Mortimer J. Adler won?

Mortimer J. Adler has won the following awards: Distinguished Figure in Literature at the St. Louis Literary Award (1978).

What was the first book Mortimer J. Adler wrote?

The first novel written by Mortimer J. Adler was Dialectic, published in 1927.

What was the most recent book Mortimer J. Adler wrote?

His most recently released work was A Dialectic of Morals (a short story) on September 9th, 2021.

How many books has Mortimer J. Adler written?

Mortimer J. Adler has written 53 books. 49 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 1 book in The Aquinas Lecture in Philosophy Series, 3 books in the Paideia Series.

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