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Taverne, Dick

Overview
Works: 27 works in 64 publications in 1 language and 1,696 library holdings
Genres: Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Q175.5, 303.483
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Most widely held works about Dick Taverne
 
Most widely held works by Dick Taverne
The march of unreason science, democracy, and the new fundamentalism by Dick Taverne( )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The March of Unreason, Dick Taverne expresses his concern that irrationality is on the rise in Western society, and argues that public opinion is increasingly dominated by unreflecting prejudice and an unwillingness to engage with factual evidence. Discussing topics such as genetically modified crops and foods, organic farming, the MMR vaccine, environmentalism, the precautionary principle, and the new anti-capitalist and anti-globalization movements, he argues that the rejection of the evidence-based approach nurtures a culture of suspicion, distrust, and cynicism, and leads to dogmatic assertion and intolerance. Science, with all the benefits it brings, is an essential part of a civilized and democratic society: it offers the most hopeful future for humankind
The future of the left; Lincoln and after by Dick Taverne( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pension time bomb in Europe : a Federal Trust report by Dick Taverne( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pension reform in Europe : enlightening the debate on good governance by Federal Trust for Education and Research( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dick Taverne Politics and Beyond: A Memoir by Dick Taverne( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1973, Labour MP Dick Taverne caused a national sensation when he stood against his own party as an independent to win a historic by-election in Lincoln. Demonstrating the power of the individual against party politics, his bold move was a forerunner for the formation of the SDP some eight years later and cemented his own place in political history. Peppered with entertaining anecdotes, Against the Tide sets Taverne's political battles in the context of a rich and varied life. After studying at Oxford University, Taverne juggled a legal career while taking his first steps in politics, b
Towards an integrated European capital market : a Federal Trust study group report by Dick Taverne( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can Europe pay for its pensions? by Dick Taverne( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monetary and economic union in Europe by Dick Taverne( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The recruitment of people with higher educational qualifications into the police service; report of a working party by Great Britain( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case for biotechnology by Dick Taverne( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside the alliance : an inside account of the development prospects of the Liberal-SDP alliance by Jeremy Josephs( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tax and the Euro by Dick Taverne( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the tide : politics and beyond, a memoir by Dick Taverne( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science, democracy, and the new fundamentalism by Dick Taverne( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dick Taverne issues a stern warning in this controversial book. He assesses the dangers of the irrational and fundamentalist forces that exert increasing control over decisions concerning our society and the environment." "Irrational practices, eco-fundamentalism and fundamentalist religion flourish and undermine the health of civilised society. Taverne shows the close links between free inquiry and democracy. Defend science and reason, he argues, and you defend democracy itself."--BOOK JACKET
Towards a Single Market. I( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight articles: A new chapter for Europe. Will it work? Financial services: one for all. The view from outside. There's more to tax than Martelange. What's in it for industry. Monetary union: the next step. How to make the most of the Community, and a synthetic map (The EC: key information).--SCAD summary
The principle of social responsibility by Dick Taverne( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Financing pension in the European Union( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The march of unreason : the public mistrust of science by Dick Taverne( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of science and society. The author discusses topics such as genetically-modified crops and foods, organic farming, the MMR vaccine and environmentalism. He argues that the rejection of science nurtures a culture of suspicion, cynicism and intolerance
Police manpower, equipment and efficiency. by Great Britain Home Office. Police Advisory Board( Book )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The recruitment of people with higher educational qualifications into the police service : report of the Working Party on Educational Qualifications into the Police Service by Great Britain( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Pension reform in Europe : enlightening the debate on good governanceCan Europe pay for its pensions?Science, democracy, and the new fundamentalismThe march of unreason : the public mistrust of science