In the Library with the Lead Pipe (2010-03-01)

Déformation Professionnelle

  • Hilary Davis


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Déformation professionnelle is a French phrase, meaning a tendency to look at things from the point of view of one’s own profession and forget a broader perspective. It is a pun on the expression “formation professionnelle,” meaning “professional training.” The implication is that all (or most) professional training results to some extent in a distortion [...]