Includes bibliographical references (p. -224) and index.
"The new millennium presents us with unexpected events that challenge us to think and act in fundamentally different ways. Meeting these challenges requires not only the creation of knowledge but the development of wisdom. This book draws together forty years of scholarship and practice, along with original research, to catalyze our expertise in learning about what we don't know. As evident from the perspective of the learner, a pattern of four distinctive phases of experience - a specific sequence of cognitive, affective, and relationship features - can generate an enhanced perspective out of confusion and lead to wisdom in action"-- Provided by publisher.