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Wisdom

From Philosophy to Neuroscience

Wisdom( )
Author: Hall, Stephen S.
ISBN:978-0-307-38968-8
Publication Date:Mar 2011
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

We all recognize wisdom, but defining it is more elusive. In this fascinating journey from philosophy to science, Stephen S. Hall gives us a penetrating history of wisdom, from its sudden emergence in the fifth century B.C. to its modern manifestations in education, politics, and the workplace. Hall's bracing exploration of the science of wisdom allows us to see this ancient virtue with fresh eyes, yet also makes clear that despite modern science's most powerful efforts, wisdom...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / General
Psychology / Neuropsychology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.1 x 8 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.54 Pounds



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