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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.

Series
Culture of the land

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
601
Library of Congress
S494.5.P485 V57 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination
354 p. ;
Number of pages
354

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL18504376M
Internet Archive
virtuesignorance00vite
ISBN 13
9780813124773
LC Control Number
2007048494
Library Thing
7575926
Goodreads
3124387

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