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The Resource The knowledge illusion : why we never think alone, Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach

The knowledge illusion : why we never think alone, Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach

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The knowledge illusion : why we never think alone
Title
The knowledge illusion
Title remainder
why we never think alone
Statement of responsibility
Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Two cognitive scientists explain how the human brain relies on the communal nature of intelligence and knowledge, constantly gathering information and expertise stored outside our mind and bodies, to overcome its shortcomings of being error prone, irrational and often ignorant,"--NoveList
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Sloman, Steven A
Dewey number
  • 153.42 SL54k
  • 153.4/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • indexes
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Fernbach, Philip
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  • Thought and thinking
  • Knowledge, Sociology of
Label
The knowledge illusion : why we never think alone, Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ignorance and the community of knowledge -- What we know -- Why we think -- How we think -- Why we think what isn't so -- Thinking with our bodies and the world -- Thinking with other people -- Thinking with technology -- Thinking about science -- Thinking about politics -- The new definition of smart -- Making people smart -- Making smarter decisions -- Appraising ignorance and illusion
Control code
zmeld2 b7523596
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780399184352
Lccn
2016036297
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)952154258
Label
The knowledge illusion : why we never think alone, Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ignorance and the community of knowledge -- What we know -- Why we think -- How we think -- Why we think what isn't so -- Thinking with our bodies and the world -- Thinking with other people -- Thinking with technology -- Thinking about science -- Thinking about politics -- The new definition of smart -- Making people smart -- Making smarter decisions -- Appraising ignorance and illusion
Control code
zmeld2 b7523596
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780399184352
Lccn
2016036297
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)952154258

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