Wisdom, Information and Wonder: What is Knowledge For?

Wisdom, Information and Wonder: What is Knowledge For?

by Mary Midgley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415028302

ISBN-13: 9780415028301

Pub. Date: 05/23/1991

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this book one of Britain's leading philosophers tackles a question at the root of our civilisation: What is knowledge for? Midgley rejects the fragmentary and specialized way in which information is conveyed in the high-tech world, and criticizes conceptions of philosophy that support this mode of thinking.

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In this book one of Britain's leading philosophers tackles a question at the root of our civilisation: What is knowledge for? Midgley rejects the fragmentary and specialized way in which information is conveyed in the high-tech world, and criticizes conceptions of philosophy that support this mode of thinking.

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ISBN-13:
9780415028301
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/23/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.65(d)

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