How to read a book /
by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles van Doren.
|Main Author:||Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902-2001,|
|Other Authors:||Van Doren, Charles Lincoln, 1926-|
|Edition:||Revised and updated edition.|
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Table of Contents:
- The dimensions of reading: The activity and art of reading ; The levels of reading ; The first level of reading : elementary reading ; The second level of reading: inspectional reading ; How to be a demanding reader
- The third level of reading: Analytical reading: pigeonholing a book ; X-raying a book ; Coming to terms with an author ; Determining an author's message ; Criticizing a book fairly ; Agreeing or disagreeing with an author ; Aids to reading
- Approaches to different kinds of reading matter: How to read practical books ; How to read imaginative literature ; Suggestions for reading stories, plays, and poems ; How to read history ; How to read science and mathematics ; How to read philosophy ; How to read social science
- The ultimate goals of reading: The fourth level of reading: syntopical reading ; Reading and the growth of the mind.