"We can roughly define what we mean by the art of reading as follows: the process whereby a mind, with nothing to operate on but the symbols of the readable matter, and with no help from outside, elevates itself by the power of its own operations. The mind passes from understanding less to understanding more. The skilled operations that cause this to happen are the various acts that constitute the art of reading."- Mortimer J. Adler, How to Read a Book
Mortimer J. Adler was an American philosopher, educator, encyclopedist, and author of one of my favourite books of all time, How to Read a Book.Related Posts:
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