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On doubt

Author: Leigh Sales
Publisher: Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Pub., 2009.
Series: Little books on big themes.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Part of a series that pairs leading Australian thinkers and cultural figures with important themes in life, this essay considers the concept of doubt. Examining uncertainty within a society that demands confidence and conviction, this account evaluates how much courage is necessary to admit doubt, especially self-doubt. Personal and perceptive, this meditation argues in favor of a doubtful mind."--Google.books.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leigh Sales
ISBN: 9780522856040 0522856047
OCLC Number: 302254899
Description: 95 pages ; 16 cm
Series Title: Little books on big themes.
Responsibility: Leigh Sales.

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When society seems to demand confidence and certainty, how much courage does it take to admit doubt, especially self-doubt? In this personal essay, one of Australia's most respected journalists  Read more...

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"This is a concise, informed addition to the MUP series that casts the capacity to doubt as the basis for constructive inquiry." --Age

 
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