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ADVENTURES OF THE MIND by MARK VAN DOREN - Hardcover - Reprint Edition - 1960 - from FairView Books and Biblio.com

ADVENTURES OF THE MIND

by MARK VAN DOREN

Condition: Good/Good (minus)


NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. Book. Good. Hardback. Reprint Edition. 5 ½ x 8 ½. TITLE: ADVENTURES OF THE MIND from Saturday Evening Post 1960 AUTHOR: Mark Van Doren introduction PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: Alfred A. Knopf, NY 1960 EDITION: Reprint Edition Assumed CATEGORY: Reprint Edition BINDING/COVER: Hardback with slipcase CONDITION: (All defects if any are formulated into pricing by ViewFair Books books. If we miss any defects are highlights on any book, our policy is to make immediate amends to any customer): The slipcase is in good minus condition with some light age browning near the edges, and some light scratches to the label. Book is in good condition with very light age specks in the side gutter. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 285 pages BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: Reprint Edition Assumed. Alfred A. Knopf, NY 1960. Good/Good(minus) slipcase condition. FROM THE SATURDAY EVENING POST. EDITED BY RICHARD THRUELSEN AND JOHN KOBLER. The great questions human mind can ask; Can we know what we are doing? Why are we here? What is this universe for? Are we preserving the world or destroying it? Are we controlling the nature or is nature controlling us, and etc. In this copy, you will encounter what illuminates darkness in you. Essays from Saturday Evening Post from thinkers like Huxley, Mumford, Aaron Copeland, Oppenheimer and others. In this book is reprinted one of the most successful series ever published in The Saturday Evening Post -- a collection of essays by twenty-one of the world's most eminent thinkers which explore and clarify for the lay reader the major aspects of contemporary science, the humanities, and the arts. InvCode ZT25 ViewFair Books :.

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