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Mortimer J. Adler discusses his book, “A Guidebook to Learning: For a Lifelong Pursuit of Wisdom.” Adler says that one must create a guide to learning after he or she leaves school. He believes that students should receive a general liberal humanistic education during their primary and secondary schooling, and specialize in an area of study in college. He talks about the hesitation of saying something is more important than another, thus the reason for alphabetizing college catalogs and encyclopedias. He discusses the four basic goods of the mind: information, knowledge, understanding, and wisdom. Adler goes on to talk about logic, the humanities, art, poetry, the doctorate, and the importance of both reading, and discussing.