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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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

A guidebook to learning: for a lifelong pursuit of wisdom

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Adler's goal is to present a guide to learning for anyone who wishes to be truly educated in this century of the knowledge explosion. He criticizes the alphabetical arrangement of subjects in ... Read full review

Contents

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

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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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