Peripheral Vision

  title={Peripheral Vision},
  author={Hubert L. Dreyfus and Stuart E. Dreyfus},
  journal={Organization Studies},
  pages={779 - 792}
In this paper we describe a five-stage phenomenological model of skill acquisition, of which expertise is the highest stage. Contrary to the claims of knowledge engineers, we argue that expertise in general, and medical expertise in particular, cannot be captured in rule-based expert systems, since expertise is based on the making of immediate, unreflective situational responses; intuitive judgment is the hallmark of expertise. Deliberation is certainly used by experts, if time permits, but it… 

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