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Title:
Being wrong : adventures in the margin of error
Author:
Schulz, Kathryn.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First Ecco paperback edition.
Publication Information:
New York : HarperCollins, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
viii, 405 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
Originally published: 2010.
Language:
English
Contents:
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.
ISBN:
9780061176050
Format :
Book