I learned via a Cami Ryan post on FaceBook that Tom Nichols who wrote the article “The Death Of Expertise” has a book coming out this winter called:
“The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters”
…on this BIG HUGE PROBLEM our country has. I.e. if we don’t like the advice and expertise of experts on a subject we can ignore or even DENY IT. I’m now preordered.
I posted the article back in July but here it is again…
I am (or at least think I am) an expert. Not on everything, but in a particular area of human knowledge, specifically social science and public policy. When I say something on those subjects, I expect that my opinion holds more weight than that of most other people.
And as for Mr Nichols book coming this winter…
Buy The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters on Amazon.com ✓ FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders