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The demon-haunted world : science as a candle in the dark

Author: Carl Sagan; Ann Druyan
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996.
Demon-haunted world.
New York : Random House, ©1996
(OCoLC)605378552
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sagan; Ann Druyan
ISBN: 039453512X 9780394535128
OCLC Number: 32855551
Notes: Errata slip inserted.
Description: xviii, 457 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface: My teachers --
The most precious thing --
Science and hope --
The man in the moon and the face on Mars --
Aliens --
Spoofing and secrecy --
Hallucinations --
The demon-haunted world --
On the distinction between true and false visions --
Therapy --
The dragon in my garage --
The city of grief --
The fine art of baloney detection --
Obsessed with reality --
Antiscience --
Newton's sleep --
When scientists know sin --
The marriage of skepticism and wonder --
The wind makes dust --
No such things as a dumb question --
House on fire / written with Ann Druyan --
The path to freedom / written with Ann Druyan --
Significance junkies --
Maxwell and the nerds --
Science and witchcraft / written with Ann Druyan --
Real patriots ask questions / written with Ann Druyan --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Carl Sagan.
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