Books: Thinking, An Art

THE ART OF THINKING—Ernest Dimnet—Simon & Schtuster ($2.50).

"This book is intended for average minds equally remote from genius which knows no obstacles, or from stupidity to which everything is an obstacle," says the author. How well he has gauged his readers is already demonstrated by the large sale and wide popularity of the book.

Briefly, thinking is a series of images. Even the ignoramus has images, but he is either incapable of being aware of them or too lazy to seize them. The greatest difficulty of the average person, Author Dimnet thinks,...

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