El ataque contra la razón: Cómo la política del miedo, el secretismo y la fe ciega erosionan la democracia [NOOK Book]

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La verdad, y la razón como modo de llegar a ella, son dos elementos fundamentales para la salud de una democracia. Sin embargo, la política contemporánea parece seguir un camino prácticamente opuesto. Nos hallamos ante un auténtico ataque contra la razón, liderado por la administración de George W. Bush, que tiende a ignorar las opiniones de los expertos, ya sea sobre el número de tropas necesarias en Irak, el cambio climático o el déficit público, y evita el proceso normal de debate y toma de decisiones para ...
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El ataque contra la razón: Cómo la política del miedo, el secretismo y la fe ciega erosionan la democracia

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Overview

La verdad, y la razón como modo de llegar a ella, son dos elementos fundamentales para la salud de una democracia. Sin embargo, la política contemporánea parece seguir un camino prácticamente opuesto. Nos hallamos ante un auténtico ataque contra la razón, liderado por la administración de George W. Bush, que tiende a ignorar las opiniones de los expertos, ya sea sobre el número de tropas necesarias en Irak, el cambio climático o el déficit público, y evita el proceso normal de debate y toma de decisiones para apoyar polítcas específicas de raíz ideológica. Con la misma pasión y claridad con la que expuso la crisis medioambiental en Una verdad incómoda, Al Gore explica ahora cómo una política basada en el miedo, el secretismo, el partidismo y la fe ciega, combinada con la degradación del debate público, ha creado un entorno hostil para la razón, la lógica y la verdad, que desempeñan un papel cada vez más reducido en el modo en que los Estados Unidos toma las decisiones más importantes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788499921013
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial España
  • Publication date: 9/22/2011
  • Language: Spanish
  • Series: DEBATE
  • Sold by: RANDOM HOUSE MONDADORI
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 392 KB

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Al Gore
Al Gore
Al Gore was inaugurated as the 45th vice president of the United States on January 20, 1993, and served for eight years. He is the author of the bestsellers Earth in the Balance, An Inconvenient Truth, and The Assault on Reason and was featured in an Academy Award-winning documentary. He was a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.
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