Wisdom: From Philosophy to Neuroscience
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 continues to elude easy understanding.
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WISDOM: From Philosophy to NeuroscienceUser Review - Kirkus
A veteran science writer delivers a dense but illuminating combination of philosophical ideas and hard research.Laboratories study intellect, emotion and ethics, writes Hall (Size Matters: How Height ... Read full review
The book is good investigative journalism that would make one knowledgeable but not necessarily wise.
WISDOM DEFINED SORT
The Psychological Roots of Wisdom
The Art of Coping
The Neural Mechanism
The Biology of Judging Right
The Biology of LovingKindness
The Gift of Perspective
Social Justice Fairness and the Wisdom
Temptation Delayed Gratification and