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The death of expertise

  1. TitleThe death of expertise : the campaign against established knowledge and why it matters / Tom Nichols
    Author Nichols, Thomas M., 1960- (Author)
    PublicationNew York : Oxford University Press, 2017
    Copyright notice date©2017
    Scopexv, 252 stran ; 22 cm
    CountryUnited States
    LanguageEnglish
    NoteObsahuje bibliografické odkazy a rejstřík
    Annotation"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. This book shows how this rejection of experts has occurred: the openness of the internet, the emergence of a customer satisfaction model in higher education, and the transformation of the news industry into a 24-hour entertainment machine, among other reasons. When ordinary citizens believe that no one knows more than anyone else, democratic institutions themselves are in danger of falling either to populism or to technocracy or, in the worst case, a combination of both." --Cover
    Výrazy tezauru informace * veřejné mínění * věda a technika * demokracie
    Klasifikační znaky3231 - Informace a zpracování informací
    0431 - Politický život a bezpečnost veřejnosti
    0406 - Politický rámec
    ISBN978-0-19-046941-2
    Copy count1, currently available 0
    Document kindEseje
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    F 89207PSS - Poslanecká sněmovna vypůjčený (until *20.04.2021)
    The death of expertise

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