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The Resource Practical wisdom : the right way to do the right thing, Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe

Practical wisdom : the right way to do the right thing, Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe

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Practical wisdom : the right way to do the right thing
Title
Practical wisdom
Title remainder
the right way to do the right thing
Statement of responsibility
Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Identifies a loss of common-sense wisdom that has coincided with a collapsing economy, failing schools, and other setbacks, and offers recommendations to identify and cultivate wisdom by combining experience with empathy and intellect
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1946-
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Schwartz, Barry
Dewey number
170.44
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Sharpe, Kenneth
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  • Knowledge and learning
  • Thought and thinking
  • Conduct of life
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Wisdom
Label
Practical wisdom : the right way to do the right thing, Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-315) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What wisdom is and why we need it -- Introduction: the need for wisdom -- What wisdom is : the janitor and the judge -- Balancing acts : why wisdom is practical -- The machinery of wisdom -- Born to be wise -- Thinking with feeling : the value of empathy -- Learning from experience : the machinery of wisdom -- The war on wisdom -- Ruling out wisdom : when judges stop judging and doctors stop prescribing -- Eroding the empathy to be wise -- Right by rote: overstandardisation and the rise of the canny outlaw -- The war on will -- Demoralising institutions -- Sources of hope -- System changers -- Wisdom and happiness
Control code
000045836812
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9781594485435
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010029239
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)646111798
Label
Practical wisdom : the right way to do the right thing, Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-315) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What wisdom is and why we need it -- Introduction: the need for wisdom -- What wisdom is : the janitor and the judge -- Balancing acts : why wisdom is practical -- The machinery of wisdom -- Born to be wise -- Thinking with feeling : the value of empathy -- Learning from experience : the machinery of wisdom -- The war on wisdom -- Ruling out wisdom : when judges stop judging and doctors stop prescribing -- Eroding the empathy to be wise -- Right by rote: overstandardisation and the rise of the canny outlaw -- The war on will -- Demoralising institutions -- Sources of hope -- System changers -- Wisdom and happiness
Control code
000045836812
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9781594485435
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010029239
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)646111798

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