A guidebook to learning: for a lifelong pursuit of wisdom

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Macmillan, Feb 1, 1986 - Education - 163 pages
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A systematic approach to lifelong learning interconnects disciplines and ideas, explains the shortcomings of specialization, shows how to assimilate information and knowledge into understanding and wisdom, and offers a defense of the liberal arts.

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User Review  - 06nwingert - LibraryThing

A Guidebook to Learning is a study in epistemology, the study of knowledge. Mr. Adler examines the various ways knowledge has been categorized throughout history, including the Dewey Decimal System ... Read full review

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Seemed too self-indulgent to be anything of real value. However, I recognize that it gets rave reviews from other readers, so I am more than willing to admit that I simply may be unable to appreciate it for what it was meant to be. Read full review

Contents

WHO NEEDS GUIDANCE AND WHY
1
The Merits and Demerits of Alphabetical
9
Universities
21
Copyright

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About the author (1986)

Adler was Chairman of the Board of Editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Director of the Institute for Philosophical Research, and Honorary Trustee of the Aspen Institute.

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