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Nonsense on Stilts.

Author: Massimo Pigliucci
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pigliucci, Massimo.
Nonsense on Stilts.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Massimo Pigliucci
ISBN: 9780226496047 022649604X
OCLC Number: 1055049812
Description: 1 online resource (324 pages)
Contents: Intro; Contents; Introduction. Science versus Pseudoscience and the "Demarcation Problem"; Chapter 1. Frustrating Conversations; Chapter 2. Hard Science, Soft Science; Chapter 3. Almost Science; Chapter 4. Pseudoscience; Chapter 5. Blame the Media?; Chapter 6. Debates on Science: The Rise of Think Tanks and the Decline of Public Intellectuals; Chapter 7. From Superstition to Natural Philosophy; Chapter 8. From Natural Philosophy to Modern Science; Chapter 9. The Science Wars I: Do We Trust Science Too Much?; Chapter 10. The Science Wars II: Do We Trust Science Too Little? Chapter 11. The Problem and the (Possible) Cure: Scientism and Virtue EpistemologyChapter 12. Who's Your Expert?; Conclusion. So, What Is Science after All?; Notes; Index.

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