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The Resource The death of expertise : the campaign against established knowledge and why it matters, Tom Nichols

The death of expertise : the campaign against established knowledge and why it matters, Tom Nichols

Label
The death of expertise : the campaign against established knowledge and why it matters
Title
The death of expertise
Title remainder
the campaign against established knowledge and why it matters
Statement of responsibility
Tom Nichols
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A cult of anti-expertise sentiment has coincided with anti-intellectualism, resulting in massively viral yet poorly informed debates ranging from the anti-vaccination movement to attacks on GMOs. As Tom Nichols shows in The Death of Expertise, there are a number of reasons why this has occurred-ranging from easy access to Internet search engines to a customer satisfaction model within higher education
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nichols, Thomas M.
Dewey number
303.48/33
Index
index present
LC call number
HM851
LC item number
.N54 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Information society
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Knowledge, Sociology of
  • Expertise
  • Education, Higher
  • Internet
  • Education, Higher
  • Expertise
  • Information society
  • Internet
  • Knowledge, Sociology of
  • Knowledge, Theory of
Label
The death of expertise : the campaign against established knowledge and why it matters, Tom Nichols
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction: The death of expertise -- Experts and citizens -- How conversation became exhausting -- Higher education : the customer is always right -- Let me google that for you : how unlimited information is making us dumber -- The "new" new journalism, and lots of it -- When the experts are wrong -- Conclusion: Experts and democracy
Control code
1723066
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 252 pages
Isbn
9780190469412
Lccn
2016037219
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1723066
  • (OCoLC)965120125
Label
The death of expertise : the campaign against established knowledge and why it matters, Tom Nichols
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction: The death of expertise -- Experts and citizens -- How conversation became exhausting -- Higher education : the customer is always right -- Let me google that for you : how unlimited information is making us dumber -- The "new" new journalism, and lots of it -- When the experts are wrong -- Conclusion: Experts and democracy
Control code
1723066
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 252 pages
Isbn
9780190469412
Lccn
2016037219
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1723066
  • (OCoLC)965120125

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