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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
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1946-
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Schwartz, Barry
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Sharpe, Kenneth
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Wisdom
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Practical wisdom : the right way to do the right thing, Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe
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Publication
Note
This item was generously purchased by the Friends of the Thunder Bay Public Library. 39341010797044
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-315) and index
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: overstandardization and the rise of the canny outlaw -- The war on will -- Demoralizing institutions -- Sources of hope -- System changers -- Wisdom and happiness
Control code
646111798
Extent
324 p.
Isbn
9781594487835
Lccn
2010029239
Label
Practical wisdom : the right way to do the right thing, Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe
Publication
Note
This item was generously purchased by the Friends of the Thunder Bay Public Library. 39341010797044
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-315) and index
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: overstandardization and the rise of the canny outlaw -- The war on will -- Demoralizing institutions -- Sources of hope -- System changers -- Wisdom and happiness
Control code
646111798
Extent
324 p.
Isbn
9781594487835
Lccn
2010029239

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