The Sum of Our Discontent by David Boyle
(Cloth): Why Numbers Make Us Irrational

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In our scientific and technological numbers-obsessed age, are we losing touch with our instincts? To what extent can statistics really translate into happiness? This interdisciplinary book spans the impact of numbers on the very tenets of civilization: philosophy, science, art, and business.

About David Boyle

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David Boyle writes about economics for many papers and magazines, including The Guardian and New Statesman. He is the editor of New Economics magazine and the author of Funny Money published by HarperCollins.
Published June 17, 2001 by Texere. 200 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Computers & Technology, Education & Reference, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Doctors measure blood cells rather than health, and people all over the world measure money rather than love."

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