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Practical Wisdom A Reasoned Yet Urgent Call To Embrace And Protect The Essential, Practical Human Quality That Has Been Drummed Out Of Our Lives Wisdom It S In Our Nature To Want To Succeed It S Also Human Nature To Want To Do Right But We Ve Lost How To Balance The Two How Do We Get It Back Practical Wisdom Can Help Practical Wisdom Is The Essential Human Quality That Combines The Fruits Of Our Individual Experiences With Our Empathy And Intellect An Aim That Aristotle Identified Millennia Ago It S Learning The Right Way To Do The Right Thing In A Particular Circumstance, With A Particular Person, At A Particular Time But We Have Forgotten How To Do This In Practical Wisdom, Barry Schwartz And Kenneth Sharpe Illuminate How To Get Back In Touch With Our Wisdom How To Identify It, Cultivate It, And Enact It, And How To Make Ourselves Healthier, Wealthier, And Wiser.

  • Hardcover
  • 336 pages
  • Practical Wisdom
  • Barry Schwartz
  • English
  • 14 August 2018
  • 1594487839

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10 thoughts on “Practical Wisdom

  1. says:

    They want to restore faith in American institutions healthcare, law, banking without instalingregulations or offering incentives, both of which are too blunt, they say There answer is to turn to Aristotle s sense of practical wisdom, phronesis Phronesis is a product of experience and used to reach pragmatic ends Examples include judges making clever sentences, doctors diagnosing and curing ills, etc They argue that rulebound institutions prevent this kind of entrepreneurial experimen They want to restore faith in American institutions healthcare, law, banking without instalingregulations or offering incentives, both of which are too blunt, they say There answer is to turn to Aristotle s sense of practical wisdom, phronesis Phronesis is a product of experience and used to reach pragmatic ends Examples include judges making clever sentences, doctors diagnosing and curing ills, etc They argue that rulebound institutions prevent this kind of entrepreneurial experimentation, and if we made space for it again, without so many rules, the institutions would do better I am sympathetic to this argument, but they short circuit their argument by downplaying a lot of the problems that rules were installed for, especially in terms of banking They argue that true professionals are interested in their professional goals above remuneration and so can be trusted,...

  2. says:

    This pop science book differs from most of its kind in that it relies heavily on the wisdom of the ancient Greeks, specifically Aristotle Basically, it s a treatise on like the subtitle says how to do the right thing in the right way how to be wise.Wisdom is one of those things where you don t even realize how much you lack until you re old enough to be a little wise Who wouldn t want to read a book that helped them make the right decisions I did This is exactly the kind of book I like to This pop science book differs from most of its kind in that it relies heavily on the wisdom of the ancient Greeks, specifically Aristotle Basically, it s a treatise on like the subtitle says how to do the right thing in the right way how to be wise.Wisdom is one of those things where you don t even realize how much you lack until you re old enough to be a little wise Who wouldn t want to read a book that helped them make the right decisions I did This is exactly the kind of book I like to read scientific, mostly psychology and sociology, with another discipline or two ethics and philosophy.I can t say this book struck me as poorly written Each chapter leads neatly into the next, and there are plenty of anecdotes to keep it...

  3. says:

    Reading this book fed my soul.It argues that we need to haveempathy, freedom to rely on personal judgment, and wisdom of experience in our daily interactions and in our larger institutional structures, when instead we are bound by unbending rules and demoralizing incentives that erode any sense of humanness concern for others or the greater good in our interactions Indeed, they argue that we are weaving an ever tightening net of rules and incentives ar...

  4. says:

    I ve always felt that much of the world lacks humanity because we put strict rules in front of using our heads It appears Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe feel the same way and dive deep into the way our institutions have become structured and dehumanized They re thorough in their examples and cover the justice system...

  5. says:

    I know I shouldn t purloin dust cover blurbs for a book review Of course they exist to puff the book irresistible book, one that every politician, CEO, parent, and citizen in America should read, pioneering work, a rare and rewarding book, must read new treasure trove But there, I did it Those phrases come from the blurbs on the back of Practical Wisdom The Right Way to Do the Right Thing Which, I know the title sounds a little self helpisch, doesn t it It s a shame, that As muc I know I shouldn t purloin dust cover blurbs for a book review Of course they exist to puff the book irresistible book, one that every politician, CEO, parent, and citizen in America should read, pioneering work, a rare and rewarding book, must read new treasure trove But there, I did it Those phrases come from the blurbs on the back of Practical Wisdom The Right Way to Do the Right Thing Which, I know the title sounds a little self helpisch, doesn t it It s a shame, that As much money as book publishers spend to get cover art right, you d think they d care about titles too The cover art on this book has a photo of a marble bust of a jut jawed, purposeful Aristotle with a...

  6. says:

    A well written analysis why we have to be aware of the consequences of using rules and rewards One might consider it as a reasoned call to break down the broken system that makes professional life ineffective and often uninspiring Instead Schwartz proposes we have to embrace the essential and practical human quality that can be developed in our lives Wisdom.Some of the issues the authors address...

  7. says:

    Because I needed the practical wisdom to prevent the dog from biting my ear off How you enjoy the book is a measure of your practical wisdom as well do you rather want to go through the pages like a Bolt of lightning and add oneto your finished shelf Or do you want to immerse yourself in the book and be changed by it The book doesn t really incite any major a ha moments but it does have its beautiful takeaways I know that I needn t waste my time defining what good is which is impo Because I needed the practical wisdom to prevent the dog from biting my ear off How you enjoy the book is a measure of your practical wisdom as well do you rather want to go through the ...

  8. says:

    In Practical Wisdom Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe explore the Aristotelian notion of practical wisdom phronesis The book touches on some philosophy, but in a very rudimentary sense Essentially, the book illuminates the problems that come with removing practical wisdom from several of our important institutions Schwartz and Sharpe argue that we live in a rule and incentive obsessed culture that has crowded out practical wisdom.In the end, they argue that Aristotle was right to flourish, In Practical Wisdom Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe explore the Aristotelian notion of practical wisdom phronesis The book touches on some...

  9. says:

    Great explanation on how incentives and rules are crowding out wisdom and how wisdom is developed This book goes beyond the book How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer and explains how we decide to do the right thing.

  10. says:

    I didn t love the book It was full of anecdotes and no real research He had some interesting ideas but didn t really go into depth The main idea is to use judgment don t just follow the rules and ignore the subtleties of individual situations.

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