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Reframe: How to solve the world’s trickiest problems

Social science


by
Eric Knight

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 562 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

How to solve the world’s trickiest political problems?

In Reframe, Eric Knight explains how a change of focus can reveal a solution that was lying just outside your frame of vision. From terrorism to global warming, from border security to high finance, he brings a new perspective that is both exhilarating and useful.

Why can’t we eliminate terrorism by killing terrorists?

Why can’t we learn anything about climate change by talking about the weather?

Why can’t we resolve immigration tensions by building higher fences?

And what do fishermen in Turkey have to teach us about international relations?

This is an optimistic, lucid and original book by a brilliant young Australian thinker.

“An original and vital contribution to understanding politics” – Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist

“This is one of those books that’s exciting if you agree with it, but even more exciting if you don’t. Eric Knight is provoking us to consider not just what we think, but how we think.” – Waleed Aly

“Eric Knight asks us to apply a different lens when looking at some of our trickiest problems. And by doing so we do indeed find new solutions. Great insight and intriguing reading.” – Hans-Paul Burkner, President and CEO, Boston Consulting Group

“The extraordinary breadth and depth of Knight’s knowledge, and the scale of his insights, place Reframe in the rarefied company of books like Blink, The Black Swan and Freakonomics.” – Lev Grossman, senior writer, Time Magazine

How to solve the world’s trickiest political problems?

In Reframe, Eric Knight explains how a change of focus can reveal a solution that was lying just outside your frame of vision. From terrorism to global warming, from border security to high finance, he brings a new perspective that is both exhilarating and useful.

Why can’t we eliminate terrorism by killing terrorists?

Why can’t we learn anything about climate change by talking about the weather?

Why can’t… (more)

How to solve the world’s trickiest political problems?

In Reframe, Eric Knight explains how a change of focus can reveal a solution that was lying just outside your frame of vision. From terrorism to global warming, from border security to high finance, he brings a new perspective that is both exhilarating and useful.

Why can’t we eliminate terrorism by killing terrorists?

Why can’t we learn anything about climate change by talking about the weather?

Why can’t we resolve immigration tensions by building higher fences?

And what do fishermen in Turkey have to teach us about international relations?

This is an optimistic, lucid and original book by a brilliant young Australian thinker.

“An original and vital contribution to understanding politics” – Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist

“This is one of those books that’s exciting if you agree with it, but even more exciting if you don’t. Eric Knight is provoking us to consider not just what we think, but how we think.” – Waleed Aly

“Eric Knight asks us to apply a different lens when looking at some of our trickiest problems. And by doing so we do indeed find new solutions. Great insight and intriguing reading.” – Hans-Paul Burkner, President and CEO, Boston Consulting Group

“The extraordinary breadth and depth of Knight’s knowledge, and the scale of his insights, place Reframe in the rarefied company of books like Blink, The Black Swan and Freakonomics.” – Lev Grossman, senior writer, Time Magazine

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