Knowledge

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The Anatomy of Judgment
Regal, Philip J.
Book
1990
Tracing the emergence of science and the social institutions that govern it, The Anatomy of Judgment is an odyssey into what human thinking or judgment mean.
The Design of Everyday Things
Norman, Donald A.
Book
1988
A book about the problems of design and how good design can overcome the frustrations of everyday things.
A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
Bottomore, Tom
Book
1983
The More Information The Less Knowledge
Moffatt, Gary
Article
1995
While our short-term quest for knowledge must be related to the immediate problems of saving society from environmental and economic collapse, the long-term goals of learning more about humanity's pla...
The Phenomenology of Mind
Hegel, G.W.F.
Book
1807
The birthplace and essence of Hegel's dialectic.
Postmodernism, the Academic Left, and the Crisis of Capitalism
Rechtenwalk, Michael
Article
2013
Over the past fifty years, postmodern theory — an umbrella term generally used to refer to such diverse theoretical movements and paradigms as post-structuralism, Lacanian psychoanalysis, deconstructi...
The Price of Books, The Value of Civilization
Mundy, Toby
Article
2014
I have come to think that books occupy this valuable position in our civilisation because they are the only medium for thick descriptions of the world that human beings possess. By ‘thick’ description...
Problems of Knowledge and Freedom: The Russell Lectures
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1971
These lectures explore Bertrand Russell's work on empiricism, morality, linguistics and politics. ...
Theory of Knowledge
Russell, Bertrand
Article
1926
Towards a two-tiered knowledge society
Harries-Jones, Peter
Article
2015
On the Conservative government's actions to reduce Internet access and library access to a large portion of the population.
The Value of Knowledge: A Miniature Library of Philosophy
Website
Tracing the development of ideas on the relation between consciousness and matter through the words of 140 philosophers over 400 years.
We Make the Road By Walking: Conversations on education and social change
Horton, Myles; Freire, Paulo
Book
1990
Horton, the founder of the Highlander Folk School, and Freire, a Brazilian education leader, are from two different backgrounds, but their shared views on the use of participatory education in bringin...
Who owns knowledge?
Malik, Kenan
Article
2007
The resurgence of a Romantic view of culture poses a real menace to the free flow of knowledge and threatens to corral it into intellectual Bantustans. The ideas of free speech and open debate become ...

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Improbable Research
What is Improbable Research? Improbable research is research that makes people laugh and then think. Improbable Research is the name of our organization. We collect (and sometimes conduct) improbable research. We publish a magaz...
International Labour Organization
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. Its main aims are to promote ri...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...

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The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance
Charness, Neil; Feltovich, Paul J.; Hoffman, Robert R.; Ericsson, K. Anders
2006
A handbook in which 'experts on expertise' review knowledge on expertise and expert performance and how experts may differ from non-experts in terms of their development, training, reasoning, knowledg...
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The Meaning of Everything
The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
Winchester, Simon
2003