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Death of Expertise The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters

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ISBN-10: 0190865970

ISBN-13: 9780190865979

Edition: 2019

Authors: Tom Nichols

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People are now exposed to more information than ever before, provided both by technology and by increasing access to every level education. These societal gains, however, have also helped fuel a surge in narcissistic and misguided intellectual egalitarianism that has crippled informed debates on any number of issues. Today, everyone knows everything; with only a quick trip through WebMD or Wikipedia, average citizens believe themselves to be on an equal intellectual footing with doctors and diplomats. All voices, even the most ridiculous, demand to be taken with equal seriousness, and any claim to the contrary is dismissed as undemocratic elitism. As Tom Nichols shows in The Death of…    
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/24/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 8.20" wide x 5.50" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Tom Nichols is Senior Lecturer in Art History at the University of Aberdeen.