THE PRACTICAL COGITATOR by

THE PRACTICAL COGITATOR

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Pg for thought -- varied enough for every thinker -- in an anthology of passages taken from people who had something to say and the gift for saying it. Any anthology worth its salt will inspire captious criticism and complaints as to omission. This is no exception, but few can take issue with the inclusions, which are provocative, unhackneyed, and -- as they claim -- well worth re-reading. Moderns preferred-a refreshing viewpoint -- and refreshing, too, the fact that the editors have avoided the writers generally togged as philosophers, and have gone as far afield as legal opinions, the Communist Manifesto, ily Dickinson, etc. Obviously, the choice is highly personal -- the arrangement challenges the imagination and curiosity. A eful book for pickup reading, for dipping into now and again. I liked it.

Pub Date: Oct. 9th, 1945
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin