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The virtues of ignorance
complexity, sustainability, and the limits of knowledge
edited by Bill Vitek and Wes Jackson.

Published 2008 by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Toward an ignorance-based worldview / Wes Jackson
The way of ignorance / Wendell Berry
Ignorance, an inner perspective / Robert Perry
Human ignorance and the limited use of history / Richard D. Lamm
Ignorance and know-how / Conn Nugent
Optimizing uncertainty / Raymond H. Dean
Toward an ecological conversation / Steve Talbott
Ignorance and ethics / Anna L. Peterson
Imposed ignorance and humble ignorance: two worldviews / Paul G. Heltne
Battle for the soul of ignorance: rhetoric and philosophy in classical Athens / Charles Marsh
Choosing ignorance within a learning universe / Peter G. Brown
The path of enlightened ignorance: Alfred North Whitehead and Ernst Mayr / Strachan Donnelley
Joyful ignorance and the civic mind / Bill Vitek
I don't know / Robert Root-Bernstein
Lessons learned from ignorance: the curriculum on medical (and other) ignorance / Marlys Hearst Witte ... [et al.]
Economics and the promotion of ignorance-squared / Herb Thompson
Educating for ignorance / Jon Jensen
Climate change and the limits of knowledge / Joe Marocco
Can we see with fresh eyes? beyond a culture of abstraction / Craig Holdrege.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Culture of the land


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
S494.5.P485 V57 2008

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354 p. ;
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