1. Introduction

The Knowledge Trap

  1. James R. Flynn

Published Online: 8 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118314999.ch1

How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World

How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World

How to Cite

Flynn, J. R. (2012) Introduction, in How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118314999.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119944768

Online ISBN: 9781118314999

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Keywords:

  • the knowledge trap;
  • thinking one's way through life, 20 Key concepts;
  • critical mind reaching conclusions, which other critical minds reject;
  • conceptual, what one learns into a comprehensible whole;
  • new knowledge, coming along changing perspectives;
  • expanding one's knowledge base;
  • Key concepts and Anti-Keys, for a critical analysis;
  • misusing concept of tautology, in discrediting something;
  • Anti-Key and confusion, as The Sociologist's Fallacy;
  • universities and the knowledge trap

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Wherein I Seek Rapport with the Reader

  • Key Concepts and Anti-Keys

  • Universities and the Knowledge Trap

  • Substitute for a Diary

  • References