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Ageing, insight and wisdom: Meaning and practice across the lifecourse

Ricca Edmondson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847425935
eISBN:
9781447311737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847425935.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Life-course meaning and insight remain stubbornly significant for (older) people: it is damaging to inhabit societies that believe existence loses meaning after paid employment ceases. This view ... More


Languages for life-course meanings

Ricca Edmondson

in Ageing, insight and wisdom: Meaning and practice across the lifecourse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847425935
eISBN:
9781447311737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847425935.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 4 interrogates the notion of wisdom, reviewing work by psychologists and others, including the type of deliberation Aristotle associates with wisdom. He sees it as characteristic of human ... More


Economic Geography

James W. Harrington, Trevor J. Barnes, Amy K. Glasmeier, Dean M. Hanink, and David L. Rigby

in Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198233923
eISBN:
9780191917707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198233923.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

To read the comparable chapter on economic geography in Geography in America is to recall a world, and a way of viewing that world, that seems remote. For one thing, that chapter was called ... More


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