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Mortimer J. Adler (1902–2001) “Reading and the Growth of the Mind,” How to Read a Book (1940)

  • Lee Morrissey

Abstract

We have defined active reading as the asking of questions, and we have indicated what questions must be asked of any book, and how those questions must be answered in different ways for different kinds of books.

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© Lee Morrissey 2005

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