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Practical wisdom : the right way to do the right thing

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Identifies a loss of common-sense wisdom that has coincided with a collapsing economy, failing schools, and other setbacks, and offers recommendations to identify and cultivate wisdom by combining experience with empathy and intellect.

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Geneva Public Library 170.44 SCH (Text)
Second Floor Nonfiction
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008100723s2010 nyu 000 0 eng
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020 . ‡a9781594487835
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05000. ‡aBF431 ‡b.S358 2010
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049 . ‡aXDRA
1001 . ‡aSchwartz, Barry, ‡d1946-
24510. ‡aPractical wisdom : ‡bthe right way to do the right thing / ‡cBarry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe.
260 . ‡aNew York : ‡bRiverhead Books, ‡c2010.
300 . ‡a324 p. ; ‡c24 cm.
5050 . ‡aWhat 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.
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (p. [291]-315) and index.
520 . ‡aIdentifies a loss of common-sense wisdom that has coincided with a collapsing economy, failing schools, and other setbacks, and offers recommendations to identify and cultivate wisdom by combining experience with empathy and intellect.
650 0. ‡aWisdom.
650 0. ‡aKnowledge, Theory of.
7001 . ‡aSharpe, Kenneth.
85642. ‡3Contributor biographical information ‡uhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1110/2010029239-b.html
85642. ‡3Publisher description ‡uhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1110/2010029239-d.html
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901 . ‡aocn646111798 ‡bOCoLC ‡c418142 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

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