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Skeptic : viewing the world with a rational eye

Author: Michael Shermer
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"For fifteen years, bestselling author Michael Shermer has written a column in Scientific American magazine that synthesizes scientific concepts and theory for a general audience. His trademark combination of deep scientific understanding and entertaining writing style has thrilled his huge and devoted audience for years. Now, in Skeptic, seventy-five of these columns are available together for the first time; a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Shermer
ISBN: 9781627791380 1627791388
OCLC Number: 902854177
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Science --
Skepticism --
Pseudoscience and Quackery --
The Paranormal and the Supernatural --
Aliens and UFOs --
Borderlands Science and Alternative Medicine --
Psychology and the Brain --
Human Nature --
Evolution and Creationism --
Science, Religion, Miracles, and God.
Other Titles: Scientific American.
Responsibility: Michael Shermer.

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