Being Wrong Adventures in the Margin of Error

ISBN-10: 0061176044
ISBN-13: 9780061176043
Edition: 2010
Authors: Kathryn Schulz
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/8/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Kathryn Schulz is a journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine , Rolling Stone , Foreign Policy , the Nation , the Boston Globe , and the "Freakonomics" blog of the New York Times . She lives in New York's Hudson Valley.

The Idea of Error
Wrongology
Two Models of Wrongness
The Origins of Error
Our Senses
Our Minds, Part One: Knowing, Not Knowing, and Making It Up
Our Minds, Part Two: Belief
Our Minds, Part Three: Evidence
Our Society
The Allure of Certainty
The Experience of Error
Being Wrong
How Wrong?
Denial and Acceptance
Heartbreak
Transformation
Embracing Error
The Paradox of Error
The Optimistic Meta-Induction from the History of Everything
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index

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