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Existential Challenge of Detecting Today's Big Lie


Citations of non-Kairos documents (References)

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Ahuja, Simone / Banerjee, Ranjan / Bendle, Neil.  Three Cognitive Traps that Stifle Global Innovation. Harvard Business Review, 18 October 2013. [text]

Akerlof, George A. / Shiller, Robert J.  Animal Spirits: how human psychology drives the economy and why it matters for global capitalism. Princeton University Press (2009). [summary]

Arnopoulos, Paris.  Sociophysics: cosmos and chaos in nature and culture. Nova Science, 2005.

Atkin, Ronald H.  Multidimensional Man: can man live in 3-dimensional space?. Penguin, 1981.

Bostrom, Nick.  Existential Risks: Analyzing Human Extinction Scenarios and Related Hazards. Journal of Evolution and Technology, 9, 2002. [text]

Brandon, Lewis.  The Big Lie Technique in the Sandbox. Institute for Historical Review, 1981. [text]

Casati, Roberto.  The Shadow Club: the greatest mystery in the Universe -- Shadows -- and the thinkers who unlocked their secrets. Knopf, 2003.

Casati, Roberto / Varzi, Achille C.  Holes and Other Superficialities. MIT Press, 1994.

Casati, Roberto / Varzi, Achille C.  Insurmountable Simplicities: thirty-nine philosophical conundrums. Columbia University Press, 2008.

Cerulo, Karen A.  Never Saw It Coming: cultural challenges to envisioning the worst. University of Chicago Press, 2006.

William Davies. The Happiness Industry: how the government and big business sold us well-being. Verso Books, 2016 [excerpt]

Deacon, Terrence W.  Incomplete Nature: how mind emerged from matter. W. W. Norton, 2012..

Deacon, Terrence W.  The Symbolic Species: the co-evolution of language and the brain. W. W. Norton, 1997..

Diamond, Jared M.  Collapse: how societies choose to fail or succeed. Penguin, 2005.

Ehrenreich, Barbara.  Bright-sided: how the relentless promotion of positive thinking has undermined America. Metropolitan Books, 2009.

Ehrenreich, Barbara.  Smile Or Die: how positive thinking fooled America and the world. Granta Books, 2010. [summary]

Eigen, Manfred / Schuster, P.  The Hypercycle: a principle of natural self-organization. Springer, 1979.

Handy, Charles B.  The Age of Unreason: new thinking for a new world. Random House, 1989.

Handy, Charles B.  The Empty Raincoat: making sense of the future. Random House, 1995.

Hofstadter, Douglas.  Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid. Basic Books, 1979. [summary]

Hofstadter, Douglas.  Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies. Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1995.

Hofstadter, Douglas.  I Am a Strange Loop. Basic Books, 2007. [summary]

Hofstadter, Douglas / Sander, Emmanuel.  Surfaces and Essences: analogy as the fuel and fire of thinking. Basic Books, 2013.

Hofstadter, Douglas / Sander, Emmanuel.  L'Analogie. Coeur de la pensée. Editions Odile Jacob, 2013.

Homer-Dixon, Thomas.  The Upside of Down: catastrophe, creativity and the renewal of civilization. Island Press, 2006.

Lakoff, George.  Women, Fire and Dangerous Things: what categories reveal about the mind University of Chicago Press, 1987. [summary]

Lloyd, Bob.  The Growth Delusion. Sustainability, 2009, 1, pp. 516-536. [text]

Luhmann, Niklas.  Social Systems. Stanford University Press, 1995.

Luhmann, Niklas.  Theory of Society. Stanford University Press, 1887.

Michael, Donald N.  Learning to Plan and Planning to Learn. Miles River Press, 1997.

Newby-Clark, Ian R. / Ross, Michael / Buehler, Roger / Koehler, Derek J. / Griffin, Dale.  People Focus on Optimistic Scenarios and Disregard Pessimistic Scenarios While Predicting Task Completion Times. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 6, 2000. 3, pp. 171-182. [text]

Oreskes, Naomi / Conway, Erik M.  Merchants of Doubt: how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming. Bloomsbury Press, 2010.

Prothero, Stephen R.  God Is Not One: the eight rival religions that run the world -- and why their differences matter. HarperOne, 2011.

Ramo, Joshua Cooper.  The Age of the Unthinkable: why the New World Disorder constantly surprises us and what we can do about it. Little, Brown and Company, 2009.

Russell, Peter.  The White Hole in Time: our future evolution and the meaning of now. Harpercollins, 1993.

Russell, Peter.  Waking Up In Time: finding inner peace in times of accelerating change. Origin Press, 1998.

Saul, John Ralston.  The Unconscious Civilization. Free Press, 1995.

Schaerer, Alec A.  A General Methodology for Reconciling Perspectivity and Universality - Applied to the Discrepancy between Theoretical Economics and Eco-Social Reality. 2008. [text]

Smith, Daniel J. / Jeter, Kelley / Westgaard, Odin.  Three Approaches to Center of Gravity Analysis: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Joint Force Quarterly, 78, 1 July 2015. [text]

Sokal, Alan / Bricmont, Jean / .  Picador, 1999.

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas.  The Black Swan: the impact of the highly improbable. Random House, 2007.

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas.  The Black Swan: why don't we learn that we don't learn?" Unpublished manuscript, 2004. [text]

Thom, René.  Esquisse d'une Sémiophysique: physique aristotélicienne et théorie des catastrophes. Interéditions, 1989.

Vee, Jimmy / Miller, Travis / Bauer, Joel.  Gravitational Marketing: the science of attracting customers. Wiley, 2008.

White, John Baker.  The Big Lie. Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1955.

Yudkowsky, Eliezer.  Cognitive Biases Potentially Affecting Judgment of Global Risks. Machine Intelligence Research Institute, 2008 [t. [text]

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