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Book Summary: "Range" by David Epstein - Heterodox Academy
"David Epstein (2019). Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. New York, NY: Riverhead Books."
book  review  generalist  innovation 
october 2019 by tsuomela
Anthropology As Stand In And Interpreter | Savage Minds
"The notion of interpreter is equally straightforward: in an era of increasing specialization, the world needs generalists who can connect increasingly isolated spheres of research in order to make sure they can talk to one another. Philosophy’s ability to synthesize and generalize about different strands of work enable it, Habermas claims, to help connect the arts and the sciences, literature and biology, logic and experimentalism.

How would anthropology work as stand-in and interpreter? "
anthropology  philosophy  generalist  understanding 
july 2011 by tsuomela
On the Bubble « Easily Distracted
"The problem is that faculty at many institutions mandate that students pursue the liberal arts via distributional or general education requirements, but there are no obligations on the faculty themselves to match or embody that vision. Students are expected to make connections between subjects and courses largely on their own, and often find that the connections that they have made are complicatedly inexpressible within any given course or disciplinary major, in conversation with any given professor. "
education  academia  college  economics  bubbles  cost  generalist  interdisciplinary  liberal  humanities  history 
may 2011 by tsuomela
Creative Generalist
"what do creative generalists do?" Creative Generalist is an outpost for curious divergent thinkers who appreciate new ideas from a wide mix of sources.
creativity  generalist 
march 2008 by tsuomela

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