Books by Howard Gardner

Released: April 12, 2011

"A clear and informative view of the changing classical virtues."
Guggenheim Fellow Gardner (Psychology/Harvard Univ.; Five Minds for the Future, 2007, etc.) delivers a treatise on how best to define and develop the concepts of truth, beauty and goodness in a digital world. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"A significant broadening of our understanding of intelligence and pedagogy that may expose self-professed intellectuals as merely geeks."
A further examination of the impact of the influential concept Gardner introduced in Multiple Intelligences (1993), and an introduction to three new (non-IQ) intelligences. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 1999

"Despite the author's failure to heed his own minimalist advice, Gardner's thought-provoking vision of what schools ought to be should interest anyone who is concerned about the way they are now."
An exhaustive—and sometimes exhausting—analysis of education's purpose across time, distance, and discipline, by an author who insists, paradoxically, that when it comes to learning, less is more. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 2, 1995

"With its reverence toward leadership, this celebratory book will be useful for seminars and conferences for aspiring leaders. (photos, not seen)"
A leading psychologist deploys his theories of perception and creativity to explain the success of prominent 20th-century leaders. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 30, 1993

"100 uses of a safety pin'' school of thought."
It takes chutzpah to come up with a scheme for analyzing creativity—especially in subjects already exhaustively examined. Read full book review >
Released: March 31, 1993

"Repetitious, thanks to its format; but even so a good introduction, along with Gardner's Frames of Mind (1983), to the theory of multiple intelligences."
A potpourri of previously published articles and lectures, as well as chapters written specifically for this book—all explaining what the theory of multiple intelligences is and how it can be applied in today's schools. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 14, 1991

"A bonus is the extraordinary insight into why children and adults seem to resist learning and why they often behave in such mystifying ways."
A convincing call to reexamine the way children learn in their earliest years, and to make use of those new findings in classrooms. Read full book review >