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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 Death Of Expertise

ISBN 10 : 9780190469412
ISBN 13 : 0190469412

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 Death Of Expertise

ISBN 10 : 9780190469412
ISBN 13 : 0190469412

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..


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 Art Of Being Free

ISBN 10 : 9781250134042
ISBN 13 : 1250134048

Most of us probably don’t learn about Alexis de Tocqueville in school anymore, but his masterpiece, Democracy in America, is still surprisingly resonant. When he came to America ..


Irresistible

ISBN 10 : 9780698402638
ISBN 13 : 0698402634

“One of the most mesmerizing and important books I’ve read in quite some time. Alter brilliantly illuminates the new obsessions that are controlling our lives and offers the to..


Anti Intellectualism In American Life

ISBN 10 : 9780307809674
ISBN 13 : 0307809676

Winner of the 1964 Pulitzer Prize in Non-Fiction. In this award-winning classic work of consensus history, Richard Hofstadter, author of The Age of Reform, examines the role of soc..


Not A Scientist

ISBN 10 : 039335332X
ISBN 13 : 9780393353327

In 1980, Ronald Reagan created one of the dumbest talking points of all time: I m not a scientist, but . . . Since then, politicians have repeatedly committed egregious transgressi..


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