The Great Ideas Today (1963) Bibliography of Philosophy and Religion

The following books are mentioned in John Herman Randall Jr.’s essay on Philosophy and Religion in The Great Ideas Today, 1963, pp. 227-276.

Armstrong, D. M. Bodily Sensations. New York: Humanities Press, Inc., 1962.

Armstrong, D. M. Perception and the Physical World. New York: Humanities Press, 1961.

Austin, J. L. How to Do Things with Words. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1962.

Austin, J. L. Philosophical Papers. ed. by J. O. Urmson and G.J. Warnock. Fair Lawn, N.J.: Oxford University Press, 1961.

Austin, J. L. Sense and Sensibilia, ed. by G. J. Warnock. Fair Lawn, N.J.: Oxford University Press, 1962.

Black, Max, Models and Metaphors: Studies in Language and Philosophy. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1962.

Blanshard, Brand, Reason and Analysis. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1962.

Buchanan, Emerson. Aristotle’s Theory of Being. Cambridge, Mass.: Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Monographs, Number 2, 1962.

Cohen, L. Jonathan, The Diversity of Meaning. London: Methuen & Company Ltd., 1962.

Crombie, I. M., An Examination of Plato’s Docrines. Vol. I, Plato on Man and Society; Vol. II, Plato on Knowledge and Reality. New York: Humanities Press, Inc., 1962, 1963.

Deane, Herbert A. The Political and Social Ideas of St. Augustine.  Columbia University Press, 1963.

Ferre. Frederick. Language, Logic and God. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961.

Geach, Peter T., Reference and Generality: An Examination of Some Medieval and Modern Theories. Ithaca, N.Y.; Cornell University Press, 1962.

Gilson, Etienne, and Langan, Thomas, Modern Philosophy: Descartes to Kant. New York: Random House, Inc., 1963.

Gulley, Norman, Plato’s Theory of Knowledge, New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc., 1962.

Guthrie, W. K. C., A History of Greek Philosophy. Vol. I, The Earlier Presocratics and the Pythagoreans. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1962.

Hare, Richard M., Freedom and Reason. Fair Lawn, N.J.: Oxford University Press, 1963.

Heidegger, Martin, Being and Time, trans. by John Macquarrie and Edward Robinson. New York: Harper & Row, 1962.

Hook, Sidney. The Paradoxes of Freedom, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1962.

Kaelin, Eugene F., An Existentialist Aesthetic: The Theories of Sartre and Merlau-Ponty. Madison: Universit of Wisoconsin Press, 1962.

Kline, George L. (ed.), Alfred North Whitehead: Essays on His Philosophy. Englwood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1963.

Kneale, William, and Kneale, Martha, The Development of Logic. Fair Lawn, N.J. Oxford University Press, 1962.

Knowles, David. The Evolution of Medieval Thought. Baltimore:  Helicon Press, Inc., 1962.

Kuhn, Thomas S., The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Foundations of the Unity of Science, Vol. II, No. 2. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962.

Laslett, Peter, and Runciman, W. G. (eds.), Philosophy, Politics and Society (Second Series). Oxford, England: Basil Blackwell, & Mott, Ltd. 1962.

Leclerc, Ivor (ed.), The Relevance of Whitehead. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1961.

Lovejoy, Arthur O., The Thirteen Pragmatisms and Other Essays. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1963.

Lowe, Victor, Understanding Whitehead. Baltimore; Johns Hopkins Press, 1962.

Merleau-Ponty, Maurice, Phenomenology of Perception, trans. from the French by Colin Smith. New York: Humanities Press, Inc., 1962.

Popper, Karl, Conjectures and Reflections: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1963.

Ramsey, Ian T. (ed.), Prospects for Metaphysics. Fair Lawn, N.J.: Oxford University Press, 1963.

Schneider, Herbert W., Ways of Being: Elements of Analytic Ontology. New York: Columbia University Press, 1962.

Smith, John E., The Spirit of American Philosophy. Fair Lawn, N.J.: Oxford University Press, 1963.

Thorson, Thomas Landon, The Logic of Democracy. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc., 1962.

Tillich, Paul, Christianity and the Encounter of the World Religions. New York: Columbia University Press, 1963.

Wieman, Henry Nelson, The Empirical Theology of Henry Nelson Wieman, ed. by Robet W. Bretall. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1963.

Wright, Georg H. von, The Varieties of Goodness. New York:  Humanities Press, 1963.

Yolton, John W., Thinking and Perceiving: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind. La Salle, Ill.: The Open Court Publishing Co., 1962.

Zink, Sidney, The Concepts of Ethics. New York: St. Martin’s Press, Incorporated, 1962.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1962 Great Ideas Today bibliography for Philosophy & Religion

The 1962 bibliography for this category is quite extensive. greatideastoday1962

AUTHOR TITLE PUBLICATION DETAILS
Adler, Mortimer J. The Idea of Freedom, Volume II: A Dialectical Examination of the Controversies about Freedom New York: Doubleday & Company, 1961
Anscombe, G.E.M. and Geach, P.T. Three Philosophers Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1961
Aron, Raymond Introduction to the Philosophy of History Boston: Beacon Press, 1961
Blakeley, Thomas J. Soviet Scholasticism Dordrecht, Neth: D. Reidel Publishing Co., 1961
Blanshard, Brand Reason and Goodness New York: The Macmillan Co, 1961
Bochenski, I.M. and Blakely, T.J. (eds.) Studies in Soviet Thought Vol. I Dordrecht, Neth: D. Reidel Publishing Co., 1961
Buchler, Justus The Concept of Method New York: Columbia University Press, 1961
Capek, Milic The Philosophical Impact of Contemporary Physics Princeton: D. Van Nostrand Co., 1961
Cassirer, Ernst The Logic of the Humanities New Haven: Yale University Press, 1961
D’Arcy, Martin C. No Absent God New York: Harper & Brothers, 1962
De Waelhens, Alphonse La Philosophie et les experiences naturelles The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1961
Fackenheim, Emil L. Metaphysics and Historicity Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 1961
Ferre, Frederick Language, Logic and God New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961
Fromm, Erich Marx’s Concept of Man New York: Frederick Unga Publiching Co., 1961
Goudge, T.A. The Ascent of Life Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1961
Greene, John C. Darwin and the Modern World View Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1961
Heidegger, Martin Kant and the Problem of Metaphysics Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1962
Hook, Sidney The Quest for Being New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1961
Huxley, Julian (ed.) The Humanist Frame London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd. 1961
Jaspers, Karl The Future of Mankind Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1961
Jaspers, Karl The Great Philosophers: The Foundations New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc., 1962
Kroner, Richard Speculation and Revelation in Modern Philosophy Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1961
Lovejoy, Arthur O. Reflections on Human Nature Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1961
Lovejoy, Arthur O. The Reason, the Understanding, and Time Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1961
Macmurray, John Persons in Relation New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961
Margenau, Henry Open Vistas: Philosophical Perspectives of Modern Science New Haven: Yale University Press, 1961
Maritain, Jacques On the Use of Philosophy Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1961
Moore, Edward C. American Pragmatism: Peirce, James, and Dewey New York: Columbia University Press, 1961
O’Meara, John Charter of Christendom: The Significance of the City of God New York: The Macmillan Co, 1961
Oppenheim, Felix E. Dimensions of Freedom New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1961
Popkin, Richard H. The History of Scepticism from Erasmus to Descartes New York: Humanities Press, 1961
Rintelen, Fritz-Joachim von Beyond Existentialism London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd. 1961
Schrag, Calvin O. Existence and Freedom: Towards an Ontology of Human Finitude Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1961
Sillem, Edward Ways of Thinking about God: Thomas Aquinas and Some Recent Problems London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 1961
Singer, Marcus G. Generalization in Ethics New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961
Smith, John E. Reason and God: Encounters of Philosophy with Religion New Haven: Yale University Press, 1961
Sontag, Frederick Divine Perfection: Possible Ideas of God New York: Harper & Brothers, 1962
Spiegelberg, Herbert The Phenomenological Movement: A Historical Introduction, 2 vols. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1960
Toulmin, Stephen Foresight and Understanding: An Enquiryi into the Aims of Science Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1961
Tucker, Robert Philosophy and Myth in Karl Marx New York: Cambridge University Press, 1961
Vycinas, Vincent Earth and Gods: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Martin Heidegger The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1961
Weiss, Paul The World of Art Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1961
Aquinas, St. Thomas Commentary on the Metaphysics of Aristotle. Trans. By John P. Rowan. 2 vols. Chicago: Henry Regnery Co., 1961
Armstrong, D.M. Perception and the Physical World New York: Humanities Press, 1961
Bettoni, Efrem Duns Scotus: The Basic Principles of His Philosophy Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1961
Bird, Graham Kant’s Theory of Knowledge New York: Humanities Press, 1962
Bochenski, I.M. A History of Formal Logic Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1961
Bredvold, Louis I. The Brave New World of the Enlightenment Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1961
Kirkwood, M.M. Santayana: Saint of the Imagination Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1961
Kneale, William, and Kneale, Martha The Development of Logic New York: Oxford University Press, 1962
Lauer, R.M. The Mind of Voltaire Westminster, MD: The Newman Press, 1961
Malia, Martin Alexander Herzen and the Birth of Russian Socialism, 1812-1855 Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1961
Murphey, Murra G. The Development of Peirce’s Philosophy Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1961
Pap, Arthur An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science New York: The Free Press of Glencoe, Inc., 1962
Riepe, Dale The Naturalistic Tradition in Indian Thought Seattle, University of Washington Press, 1961
Shackleton, Robert Montesquieu, A Critical Biography New York: Oxford University Press, 1961
Solmsen, Friedrich Aristotle’s System of the Physical World: A Comparison with His Predecessors Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1960
Wilson, John Reason and Morals New York: Cambridge University Press, 1961

Great Ideas Today 1962 bibliography for Biological Sciences and Medicine

Here’s what made the cut in Biology and Medicine for 1962: greatideastoday1962

AUTHOR(S) TITLE PUBLICATION DETAILS
Causes of Mental Disorders: A Review of Epidemiological Knowledge, 1959 New York: Milbank Memorial Fund, 1961
Eysenck, Hans J. (ed.) Handbook of Abnormal Psychology New York: Basic Books, 1961
Hoch, Paul, and Zubin, Joseph (eds.) Comparative Epidemiology of the Mental Disorders New York: Grune & Stratton, Inc., 1961
Kendrew, Dr. John C. “The Three-dimensional Structure of a Protein Molecule.” In The Scientific American December, 1961
Moore, Ruth The Coil of Life New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961
The Scientific American Special Issue on The Living Cell September, 1961
Srole, Leo; Langner, Thomas S.; Michael, Stanley T.; Opler, Marvin K.; and Rennie, Thomas A.C. Mental Health in the Metropolis: The Midtown Manhattan Study, Vol. I New York: McGraw-Hill, 1962
Stanley, Wendell, M., and Valens, Evans G. Viruses and the Nature of Life New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1961
Stein, Dr. William H. and Moore, Standford “The Chemical Structure of Proteins” In The Scientific American February, 1961
Zubin, Joseph (ed.) Field Studies in the Mental Disorders New York: Grune & Stratton, Inc., 1961

The Great Ideas Today 1962 bibliography of Social Sciences and Law

Among the notable authors in this list from the 1962 edition of The Great Ideas of Today are greatideastoday1962Hannah Arendt, Herbert Gans, Jean Gottman (Megalopolis), Jane Jacobs, and Lewis Mumford.

AUTHOR(S) TITLE PUBLICATION DETAILS
Arendt, Hannah Between Past and Future: Six Exercises in Political Thought New York: The Viking Press, Inc. 1961
Bramson, Leon The Political Context of Sociology Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1961
Buchanan, James M. and Tullock, Gordon The Calculus of Consent: Logical Foundations of Constitutional Democracy Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1962
Dahl, Robert A. Who Governs?– Democracy and Power in an American City New Haven: Yale University Press, 1961
Eisenstein, Louis The Ideologies of Taxation New York: The Ronald Press Company, 1961
Fiser, Webb S. Mastery of the Metropolis Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1962
Forcey, Charles The Crossroads of Liberalism: Croly, Wewyl, Lippmann, and the Progressive Era, 1900-1925 New York: Oxford University Press, 1961
Gans, Herbert J. “City Planning and Urban Realities.” In Commentary February, 1962
Gottmann, Jean Megalopolis: The Urbanized Northeastern Seaboard of the United States New York: The Twentieth Century Fund, 1961
Jacobs, Jane The Death and Life of Great American Cities New York: Random House, 1961
Lipset, Seymour Martin, and Lowenthal, Leo (eds.) Culture and Social Character: The Work of David Riesman Reviewed New York: Free Press of Glencoe, Inc., 1961
Lovejoy, Arthur O. Reflections on Human Nature Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1961
Means, Gardiner C. Pricing Power and the Public Interest New York: Harper & Brothers, 1962
Mumford, Lewis The City in History New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc., 1961
Riker, William H. “Voting and the Sumation of Preferences.” In The American Political Science Review December, 1961
Silberman, Charles E. “The City and the Negro” In Fortune Magazine March, 1962
Storing, Herbert J. (ed.) Essays on the Scientific Study of Politics New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc. 1962
Weisberger, Bernard A. The American Newspaperman Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1961
Williams, William Appleman The Contours of American History New York: The World Publishing Company, 1961

Great Ideas Today 1962 bibliography for Physical Sciences and Technology

From the 1962 edition of The Great Ideas Today, the review of Physical Sciences and Technology referenced these texts:greatideastoday1962

Author(s) Title Publication Details
Bascom, Willard A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea: The Story of the Mohole Project Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1961
Yang, Chen Ning Elementary Particles: A Short History of Some Discoveries in Atomic Physics Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1962
Sandage, Allan (ed.) The Hubble Atlas of Galaxies Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1961
Newman, James R. (ed.) Harper Modern Science Series New York: Harper & Brothers
Gamow, G. Biography of Physics
Pierce, J.R. Symbols, Signals and Noise: The Nature and Process of Communication
Sutton, O.G. The Challenge of the Atmosphere: The Science of Meteorology
Piel, Gerard Science in the Cause of Man New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961

LIST: “The Year’s Developments in Literature,” from The Great Ideas Today 1962

Britannica’s The Great Ideas Today series contains plenty of interesting data that can give you a
sense of which books, authors, and ideas were making an impact on the intellectual discourse at the time. Here’s the bibliography of books discussed in Alfred Kazin’s review of the year’s developments in Literature for 1962. You’ll find some familiar names and several not-so-familiar names. Continue reading