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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

Label
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
Cataloging source
DLC
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1946-
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Schwartz, Barry
Dewey number
170/.44
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF431
LC item number
.S358 2010
Literary form
non fiction
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Sharpe, Kenneth
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  • Wisdom
  • Knowledge
Label
Practical wisdom : the right way to do the right thing, Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What wisdom is and why we need it -- Introductio n: 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
324 p.
Isbn
9781594487835
Lccn
2010029239
System control number
  • DSS0203216
  • 663645
Label
Practical wisdom : the right way to do the right thing, Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What wisdom is and why we need it -- Introductio n: 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
324 p.
Isbn
9781594487835
Lccn
2010029239
System control number
  • DSS0203216
  • 663645

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