Challenging the received wisdom
in Western European that Islamic presence on the Mediterranean Sea was limited to short periods of piracy, Picard describes the centuries of commercial and military activity during the Middle Ages.
We are already challenging the received wisdom
of how planets form.
Yes, I know the received wisdom
is if you stop taking an antibiotic part way through, bacteria can become resistant.
But the received wisdom
about electability did not.
A mark of it's explanatory sophistication is that 20 years later most of it's conceptual armature has been entirely assimilated into the received wisdom
of the way we think about the intersection of globalization and archaic reactionary social forces.
The received wisdom
is that political parties should never pledge to raise taxes.
It is part of the received wisdom
of the game that English batsmen have a weakness against the turning ball, particularly in the kind of conditions they are set to face in Mumbai and Delhi this month.
The truth is that Louis van Gaal has had to spend big on the squad he inherited, while I'm not sure the received wisdom
about United's youth policy is all that accurate.
Summary: The received wisdom
goes something like this: Tourism is a mainstay of the Lebanese economy, and the country, rich in history, climate and culture, could attract even more tourists if the stars aligned properly.
The essays collected in this volume question the received wisdom
that truants from schooling are acting irrationally and should be coerced into attending school from a variety of perspectives.
Summary: Consumers in Asia are fed up with poor service standards and are willing to pay more for a good customer experience, according to a survey which punctures the received wisdom
that "price is king" in the region.
Although the received wisdom
is that Magic Destiny is at her best when there is plenty of cut in the ground, she was hardly disgraced on her sole try on a fast surface, when a close second on her debut two years ago.
THE received wisdom
in the games industry is that nobody makes original IPs this late into a console's life cycle.
Hewitt said: "We are challenging the received wisdom
that any new UK institution should be located in London.
His views contradict the received wisdom
of experts who said: "Meat is a wasteful use of water and creates a lot of greenhouse gases.