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Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me) by
Call Number: UI Library Main Stacks BF337.C63T38
Publication Date: 2015-10-20
Explains how and why we create fictions that absolve us of responsibility and restore our belief in our intelligence, moral rectitude, and correctness; assesses the potential repercussions of such a course of action; and reveals how it can be overcome.
About this research guide
In this research guide, you can find information about the 2017-18 Common Read selection, Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me), by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson.
Idaho Common Read
The Common Read is a program designed to engage the university and Moscow community, its students, staff, faculty and community members, in a unified intellectual activity. For first-year students it introduces them to academic expectations, respectful discourse, and community building. The Common Read is supported by the Judith M. Runstad Lecture Series, which sponsors a keynote address by the author of the Common Read, or someone closely associated with the book. First-year students will be asked to read the book as part of their ISEM 101 Integrated Seminar requirements. The Common Read book is available through the UI VandalStore - Bookstore and the University of Idaho Library.
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