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Denying science

John Grant

Denying science

conspiracy theories, media distortions, and the war against reality

by John Grant

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Science,
  • Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby John Grant
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175.5 .G734 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25149378M
    ISBN 109781616143992
    LC Control Number2011014991

    Get this from a library! Denying science: conspiracy theories, media distortions, and the war against reality. [John Grant] -- " Reminds us that the future of free, increasingly complex societies depends on the ability of an educated citizenry to think clearly and critically and make decisions based on reliable. For a scathing critique of pseudoskeptic Michael Shermer’s dishonesty and hypocrisy in Denying History, see the review by L. A. Rollins, “Deifying Dogma,” in his new book, The Myth of Natural Rights and Other Essays, published by Nine-Banded Books, available for $ L. .

      It’s not that liberals are never wrong or biased; in my new book, The Republican Brain, The Science of Why They Deny Science—and Reality, from which this essay is excerpted, I .   In their new book, Denying to the Grave, authors Sara Gorman and Jack Gorman introduce the concept of medical science denial by demonstrating how the actual risk of contracting and dying from Ebola in America was negligible compared with the risk of dying from heart disease, cancer, automobile accidents, and gunshot wounds.

    The relationship between science and the Catholic Church is a widely debated subject. Historically, the Catholic Church has often been a patron of sciences. It has been prolific in the foundation and funding of schools, universities, and hospitals, and many clergy have been active in the sciences. Historians of science such as Pierre Duhem credit medieval Catholic mathematicians and. Charles Darwin's views on religion have been the subject of much interest and dispute. His pivotal work in the development of modern biology and evolution theory played a prominent part in debates about religion and science at the time. In the early 20th century, his contributions became a focus of the creation–evolution controversy in the United States.


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Denying AIDS: Denialism, Pseudoscience, and Human Tragedy. Seth C. Kalichman, Storrs, University of Connecticut. Paralleling the discovery of HIV and the rise of the AIDS pandemic, a flock of naysayers has dedicated itself to replacing genuine knowledge with destructive misinformation—and spreading from the fringe to the mainstream media and the think : Copernicus.

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Large sections of the supposedly sophisticated populations in the developed nations are in an active state of denial. Denialism does indeed represent a perversion of the scholarly method, and the science it produces rests on profoundly erroneous assumptions, but denialism does all this in the name of science.

Books denying AGW are a crucial means of attacking climate science and scientists, and we examine the links between conservative think tanks (CTTs) and climate change denial books Cited by: It was amazing cover to cover and had me very excited to read her next book.

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Denying Evolution aims at taking a fresh look at the evolution-creation controversy. It presents a truly "balanced" treatment, not in the sense of treating creationism as a legitimate scientific theory (it demonstrably is not), but in the sense of dividing the blame for the controversy equally between creationists and scientists--the former for subscribing to various forms/5.

Founder and currently Executive Editor of Science-Based Medicine Steven Novella, MD is an academic clinical neurologist at the Yale University School of Medicine.

He is also the host and producer of the popular weekly science podcast, The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe, and the author of the NeuroLogicaBlog, a daily blog that covers news and issues in neuroscience, but also general science.

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