2 edition of good conversation found in the catalog.
in New York
Written in English
|Other titles||Sermon preached at the city of New-York|
|Statement||by Francis Makemie.|
|Series||New-York historical society. Collections. 1870. Publication fund series -- v. 3, Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the year ... (1868) -- v. 3., Publication Fund series|
|LC Classifications||F116 .N63|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||[v. 3] p. -453. ;|
|Number of Pages||453|
|LC Control Number||06006499|
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The Great Conversation, established inis a book discussion group dedicated to reading the great works of Western civilization. The name and original inspiration of the group is Britannica Great Books of the Western World, edited by Mortimer Adler and Robert Hutchins of the University of Chicago.
The Great Conversation is a longstanding dialogue about universal experiences, historical events, and philosophical ideas. Contained in what are known as the Great Books, this dialogue encapsulates the questions that have been asked and answered since the beginning of time and has shaped every aspect of Western civilization.
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