Re: A book list for today's renaissance human

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Fri Dec 28 2001 - 00:14:42 MST

At 08:24 PM 12/27/01 -0800, MBB wrote:

>> Mortimer Adler's "The Great Ideas: A
>> Lexicon of Western Thought";

>Keep a large lump of halite handy for that one. Mortimer had delusions of

He's also a Catholic Thomist (that is, a devotee of medieval scholastic
theologian/philosopher Thomas Aquinas), so he's interesting on Aristotle
but presumably about as reliable as the Pope on some issues.

Damien Broderick

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