Isaiah Berlin Lecture
This chapter discusses useful knowledge, yet it also acknowledges the fact that there may be something gained from uselessness. Three kinds of uselessness are encountered during this chapter: extraneous detail, irrelevant parallels, and modelling for its own sake. The chapter covers topics such as plagiarism and making knowledge relevant to one's life. One conclusion drawn from this chapter is that knowledge has to be more than information in order for it to be accumulated or managed.
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