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Infotopia: How Many Minds Produce Knowledge



The rise of the “information society” offers not only considerable peril but also great promise. Beset from all sides by a never-ending barrage of media, how can we ensure that the most accurate information emerges and is heeded? In this book, Cass R. Sunstein develops a deeply optimistic understanding of the human potential to pool information, and to use that knowledge to improve our lives. In an age of information overload, it is easy to fall back on our own prejudices and insulate…


Infotopia

Pub Date : 2006-08-24 | Author : Cass R. Sunstein | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0199740976
ISBN 13 : 9780199740970

The rise of the "information society" offers not only considerable peril but also great promise. Beset from all sides by a never-ending barrage of media, how can we ensure that the..


A Constitution Of Many Minds

Pub Date : 2009-01-19 | Author : Cass R. Sunstein | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400829927
ISBN 13 : 1400829925

The future of the U.S. Supreme Court hangs in the balance like never before. Will conservatives or liberals succeed in remaking the court in their own image? In A Constitution of M..


Choosing Not To Choose

Pub Date : 2015 | Author : Cass R. Sunstein | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780190231699
ISBN 13 : 0190231696

This is among the most significant ways in which they effect social change, yet we are just beginning to understand the power and impact of default rules. Many central questions re..


Radicals In Robes

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Cass R. Sunstein | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 0465083269
ISBN 13 : 9780465083268

Argues that conservatives want to restore "the Constitution in Exile," which would undermine the civil liberties of Americans and endanger environmental regulations, campaign finan..


Free Markets And Social Justice

Pub Date : 1999-03-18 | Author : Cass R. Sunstein | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0195356179
ISBN 13 : 9780195356175

The newest work from one of the most preeminent voices writing in the legal/political arena today, this important book presents a new conception of the relationship between free ma..


Human Agency And Behavioral Economics

Pub Date : 2017-05-26 | Author : Cass R. Sunstein | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319558073
ISBN 13 : 3319558072

This Palgrave Pivot offers comprehensive evidence about what people actually think of “nudge” policies designed to steer decision makers’ choices in positive directions. The ..


Why Societies Need Dissent

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Cass R. Sunstein | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674017684
ISBN 13 : 9780674017689

In this timely book, Cass R. Sunstein shows that organizations and nations are far more likely to prosper if they welcome dissent and promote openness. Attacking "political correct..


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