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There is little chance an expert even within a particular field can master its entire body of continually growing and changing hypotheses and findings. 6 Social scientist Donald Schon argued that the scope of expertise is also “limited by situations of uncertainty, instability, uniqueness, and conflict. ”7 It is beyond organizations, including universities, to fully grasp the respective contributions of their experts. ”8 And so Veysey was right to say that institutions in academe thrive on ignorance.

Everyone does who comes here,” Dasher cackled. “We never turn anyone away. You can be black, brown, white, yellow, lime sherbert—makes no difference to the factory manager as long as you accept the conditions. The Ice Cream Factory is an equal opportunity employer,” Mr. Dasher interrupted himself. ” “No sir,” Dewey replied. “Good, that is my business to tell you. His business is to tell you that. ” The fingers started drumming. ” Dewey tried to find the answer that Mr. Dasher wanted. “Fussell didn’t tell me anything about conditions.

Following the example of those who teach them, students pursue not only what they should learn but how they should learn it. ”53 Such a learning experience can also be a form of indoctrination. ”54 Those who share personal anecdotes soon learn that such offerings have little or no value in some fields. ” The center’s director and its senior members stiffened in stony silence, taking my words to be a gauche confession of personal delinquency, too embarrassing to be uttered in public. ”56 Nonetheless, it was Lindblom who spent much of his academic life casting a skeptical eye on his economics profession challenging its scientific and static tendencies.

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