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The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why …



People are now exposed to more information than ever before, provided both by technology and by increasing access to every level of education. These societal gains, however, have also helped fuel a surge in narcissistic and misguided intellectual egalitarianism that has crippled informed debates on any number of issues. Today, everyone knows everything: with only a quick trip through WebMD or Wikipedia, average citizens believe themselves to be on an equal intellectual footing with doctors…


The Death Of Expertise

ISBN 10 : 9780190469429
ISBN 13 : 0190469420

People are now exposed to more information than ever before, provided both by technology and by increasing access to every level of education. These societal gains, however, have a..


The Knowledge Illusion

ISBN 10 : 9780399184345
ISBN 13 : 0399184341

“The Knowledge Illusion is filled with insights on how we should deal with our individual ignorance and collective wisdom.” —Steven Pinker We all think we know more than we a..


The Ideas Industry

ISBN 10 : 9780190264604
ISBN 13 : 0190264608

The concept of the "public intellectual" has a rich and colorful history. It began in the early twentieth century, when the new mass media catapulted intellectuals who were able to..


Twilight Of The Elites

ISBN 10 : 9780307720474
ISBN 13 : 0307720470

A powerful and original argument that traces the roots of our present crisis of authority to an unlikely source: the meritocracy. Over the past decade, Americans watched in bafflem..



No Use

ISBN 10 : 9780812209068
ISBN 13 : 0812209060

For more than forty years, the United States has maintained a public commitment to nuclear disarmament, and every president from Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama has gradually reduced..


The Russian Presidency

ISBN 10 : 9780312299088
ISBN 13 : 0312299087

Why has Russian democracy apparently survived and even strengthened under a presidential system, when so many other presidential regimes have decayed into authoritarian rule? And w..


Republic

ISBN 10 : 9781400884711
ISBN 13 : 1400884713

From the New York Times bestselling author of Nudge and The World According to Star Wars, a revealing account of how today's Internet threatens democracy—and what can be done abo..


The Cambridge Handbook Of Expertise And Expert Performance

ISBN 10 : 1139456466
ISBN 13 : 9781139456463

This book was the first handbook where the world's foremost 'experts on expertise' reviewed our scientific knowledge on expertise and expert performance and how experts may differ ..


A Generation Of Sociopaths

ISBN 10 : 9780316395809
ISBN 13 : 0316395803

"Informative, provocative, and entertaining."---Booklist What happens when a society is run by people who are anti-social? Welcome to Baby Boomer America. In A Generation of Sociop..


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