Being Wrong Adventures in the Margin of Error

ISBN-10: 0061176052
ISBN-13: 9780061176050
Edition: 2011
Author(s): Kathryn Schulz
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Copyright Year: 2011
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: 1/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.902
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
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
Embracing Error
The Paradox of Error
The Optimistic Meta-Induction from the History of Everything

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