Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk
Recent polls suggest that fewer than 40 percent of Americans believe in Darwin’s theory of evolution, despite it being one of science’s best-established findings. More and more parents are refusing to vaccinate their children for fear it causes autism, though this link can been consistently disproved. And about 40 percent of Americans believe that the threat of global warming is exaggerated, despite near consensus in the scientific community that manmade climate change is real.
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Review: Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from BunkUser Review - Nate C. - Goodreads
This book helped introduce me to the world of skepticism, rationalism, and critical thinking. It's a very comprehensive book, covering many topics. It's a great starting point to branch out from. I highly recommend it! Read full review
Review: Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from BunkUser Review - Frank Jude - Goodreads
The title of Massimo Pigliucci's wonderful, interesting and engaging book says it all: "How To Tell Science From Bunk." As Philip Plait of the Bad Astronomy blog points out, "A frightening percentage ... Read full review
Introduction Science versus Pseudoscience and the Demarcation Problem
Hard Science Soft Science
Blame the Media?
Debates on Science The Rise of Think Tanks and the Decline of Public Intellectuals
Science and Politics The Case of Global Warming
Science in the Courtroom The Case against Intelligent Design
From Superstition to Natural Philosophy