On Doubt

On Doubt

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When society seems to demand confidence and certainty, how much courage does it take to admit doubt, especially self-doubt? In this personal essay, one of Australia's most respected journalists argues in favour of a doubtful mind.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 112 x 152 x 14mm | 117.93g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 0522856047
  • 9780522856040
  • 97,243

About Leigh Sales

Leigh Sales is a Walkley Award winning journalist who anchors ABC TV's Lateline program on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights. She has held senior positions at the network including National Security Correspondent and Washington Correspondent. Her first book, Detainee 002- the Case of David Hicks, won the 2007 George Munster Award for Independent Journalism and was shortlisted for the 2008 Victorian Premier's Literary Prize.show more

Review quote

"This is a concise, informed addition to the MUP series that casts the capacity to doubt as the basis for constructive inquiry." --"Age"show more

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