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drallison · 2018-01-12 · Original thread
Also of interest: Tom Nichols, The Death of Expertise: The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters (
clumsysmurf · 2017-08-19 · Original thread
For anyone interested to read on the subject of "misguided intellectual egalitarianism":

"The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters"

Of course, there are some older well known books touching on this like Hofstadter, etc.

drallison · 2017-08-13 · Original thread
A worthwhile read: Available from Amazon:

Of course, there is a difference between "expert" and "expertise". Still, Nichol's book makes an interesting read.

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