The Resource Human judgment and social policy : irreducible uncertainty, inevitable error, unavoidable injustice, Kenneth R. Hammond

Human judgment and social policy : irreducible uncertainty, inevitable error, unavoidable injustice, Kenneth R. Hammond

Label
Human judgment and social policy : irreducible uncertainty, inevitable error, unavoidable injustice
Title
Human judgment and social policy
Title remainder
irreducible uncertainty, inevitable error, unavoidable injustice
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth R. Hammond
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This work focuses on how social policy grows out of the policymaker's judgment about what to do, what can be done, and what ought to be? Answers necessarily emerge from human judgment, and from human error and the unavoidable uncertainty in the world
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Hammond, Kenneth R
Dewey number
302.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HM73
LC item number
.H314 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social policy
  • Judgment
  • Uncertainty
Label
Human judgment and social policy : irreducible uncertainty, inevitable error, unavoidable injustice, Kenneth R. Hammond
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; I: RIVALRY; 1. Irreducible Uncertainty and the Need for Judgment; 2. Duality of Error and Policy Formation; 3. Coping with Uncertainty: The Rivalry Between Intuition and Analysis; II: TENSION; 4. Tension Between Coherence and Correspondence Theories of Competence; 5. The Evolutionary Roots of Correspondence Competence; III: COMPROMISE AND RECONCILIATION; 6. Reducing Rivalry Through Compromise; 7. Task Structure and Cognitive Structure; 8. Reducing Tension Through Complementarity; IV: POSSIBILITIES; 9. Is It Possible to Learn by Intervening?
  • 10. Is It Possible to Learn from Representing?11. Possibilities for Wisdom; 12. The Possible Future of Cognitive Competence; 13. Rivalry, Tension-Forever?; Conclusion; Some Conjectures About Competence; Epilogue; Notes; References; Indexes; Author Index; Subject Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (449 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602560505
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000363291
  • (EBL)271627
  • (OCoLC)252558962
  • (SSID)ssj0000174918
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11169414
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000174918
  • (PQKBWorkID)10189081
  • (PQKB)10545925
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4701862
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC271627
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000363291
Label
Human judgment and social policy : irreducible uncertainty, inevitable error, unavoidable injustice, Kenneth R. Hammond
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; I: RIVALRY; 1. Irreducible Uncertainty and the Need for Judgment; 2. Duality of Error and Policy Formation; 3. Coping with Uncertainty: The Rivalry Between Intuition and Analysis; II: TENSION; 4. Tension Between Coherence and Correspondence Theories of Competence; 5. The Evolutionary Roots of Correspondence Competence; III: COMPROMISE AND RECONCILIATION; 6. Reducing Rivalry Through Compromise; 7. Task Structure and Cognitive Structure; 8. Reducing Tension Through Complementarity; IV: POSSIBILITIES; 9. Is It Possible to Learn by Intervening?
  • 10. Is It Possible to Learn from Representing?11. Possibilities for Wisdom; 12. The Possible Future of Cognitive Competence; 13. Rivalry, Tension-Forever?; Conclusion; Some Conjectures About Competence; Epilogue; Notes; References; Indexes; Author Index; Subject Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (449 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602560505
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000363291
  • (EBL)271627
  • (OCoLC)252558962
  • (SSID)ssj0000174918
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11169414
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000174918
  • (PQKBWorkID)10189081
  • (PQKB)10545925
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4701862
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC271627
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000363291

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