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The Practice of Thinking

The Practice of Thinking

Cultivating the Extraordinary

By (author) Marta Lenartowicz
By (author) Weaver D.R. Weinbaum


Publishing 10th Jan 2022
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    • Transformative ideas, concepts, and research brought together to train exceptional thinkers
    • A rare peek into a visionary interdisciplinary initiative in the making, from a new and innovative program  at the Postgraduate School of Thinking at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels
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    The greatest challenge we face in dealing with the complexity of our world? To think again and to think better. In a world that challenges us with ever more complicated problems, the quality of our thinking is a critical game-changer.

    As individuals, organisations, societies, and cultures, we need to cultivate thinking that is both insightful and farsighted. We must learn how to mobilise and apply intelligence that goes beyond  the ordinary - one that continuously exceeds its own limits. The Postgraduate School of Thinking, at the Vrije Universiteit in Brussels (VUB), is an experimental program with the mission of challenging us all to achieve just that. Deploying an innovative combination of mobilisation methods, the program sets out to define the cognitive strategies, practices, and habits that are the marks of exceptional thinkers. This book features a variety of interdisciplinary research articles and discussions that invite us to explore our capacity for extraordinary thinking.
    About the Author
    Marta Lenartowicz is a social scientist at Center Leo Apostel for Interdisciplinary Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB) and the programme director of the Postgraduate School of Thinking. She holds a PhD in humanistic management (social change) and MA in philology (theory of language), both from the Jagiellonian University in Kraków.
    Lannoo Publishers
    Publish date
    10th Jan 2022
    Paperback / softback
    World excluding Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Switzerland & Scandinavia
    240 mm x 170 mm
    376 Pages
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