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Good science, bad science, pseudoscience, and just plain bunk : how to tell the difference

Author: Peter A Daempfle
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc, 2013.
Series: EBL-Schweitzer
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Good science, bad science, pseudoscience, and just plain bunk.
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Good Science, Bad Science, Pseudoscience, and Just Plain Bunk teaches readers to think like scientists-to critically evaluate the truth of scientific claims. Filled with provocative real-life  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter A Daempfle
ISBN: 9781442217263 144221726X 9781442217287 1442217286 1442217278 9781442217270
OCLC Number: 840724188
In: Daempfle, Peter A
Description: 264 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: List of Figures Preface I. Science Tools 1: Introduction 2: Science is Arguing 3: Tools Scientists Use 4: Science for Every Person 5: The Role of Critical Thinking II. Science in Everyday Life 6 : The Media 7: Pseudoscience 8: Debunking Science Myths: Separating Fact from Fluff 9: What are Scientists' Responsibilities? III. Science: Threats or Compromises 10: Science Progress 11: Getting People to Love Science 12: Driving the Economy through Science Acknowledgments About the Author Glossary Index
Series Title: EBL-Schweitzer
Responsibility: Peter A. Daempfle.

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