Practical information for learning how to speak and listen more effectively. With over half a million copies in print of his "living classic" How to Read a Book in print, intellectual, philosopher, and academic Mortimer J. Adler set out to write an accompanying volume on speaking and listening, offering the impressive depth of knowledge and accessible panache that distinguished his first book. In How to Speak How to Listen, Adler explains the fundamental principles of communicating through speech, with sections on such specialized presentations as the sales talk, the lecture, and question-and-answer sessions and advice on effective listening and learning by discussion.
Author: Mortimer J. Adler Publisher: Touchstone Books Published: 04/01/1997 Pages: 288 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.55lbs Size: 8.28h x 5.57w x 0.76d ISBN: 9780684846477
About the Author Adler, Mortimer J.: - Dr. Mortimer J. Adler was Chairman of the Board of the Encyclopedia Britannica, Director of the Institute for Philosophical Research, Honorary Trustee of the Aspen Institute, and authored more than fifty books. He died in 2001.
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