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The mythmaker's magic : behind the illusion of "creation science"

Author: Delos Banning McKown
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This amusing, acerbic collection of essays examines every facet of the evolution/creationism controversy. Delos B. McKown exposes the ambiguous standing of "creation science" in public education, its roots in American fundamentalism, its incompatibility with scientific inquiry, and the clever rhetorical ploys "scientific creationists" use to cover their tracks. Although the "scientific creationists" try to impose a
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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McKown, Delos Banning.
Mythmaker's magic.
Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1993
(OCoLC)645823747
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Delos Banning McKown
ISBN: 0879757701 9780879757700
OCLC Number: 26808888
Description: 180 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Science, Pseudoscience, and Soteriology --
2. What the "Scientific Creationists" Do Not Want You to Know and Hope You Are Too Foolish to Find Out --
3. "Scientific Creationism": Axioms and Exegesis --
4. The Fiction That Saves --
5. Of Pandas and People: A Logical Analysis --
6. Science, Creationism, and the Constitution --
7. "Scientific Creationism" and Sour Prongs of Lemon --
8. "Creation Science": Newspeak: Before Its Time --
9. How to Dose the "Scientific Creationists" with Their Own Medicine --
10. What Now? What Next?
Responsibility: by Delos B. McKown.

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