Sum of Our Discontent

Sum of Our Discontent

How Numbers Make Us Irrational

Book - 2001
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In The Sum of Our Discontent, David Boyle has put his finger on the problem with our numbers-obsessed societies: The trouble is that numbers have proliferated and that it is sometimes hard to tell the difference between a good statistic and a bad one and that therefore numbers have become meaningless and in the process reduced humans to be coldly calculating.
Publisher: New York, NY : Texere : 2001
ISBN: 9781587990601
1587990601
Branch Call Number: 513.2 B697s
Characteristics: 200p

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