Not A Scientist

Author: Dave Levitan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780393353327
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An eye-opening tour of the political tricks that subvert scientific progress.

Mistakes Were Made But Not By Me

Author: Carol Tavris
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547416032
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Mistakes were made—but not in this book!” —Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness Why is it so hard to say “I made a mistake”—and really believe it?

The Death Of Expertise

Author: Tom Nichols
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190469412
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Browsing WebMD puts one on equal footing with doctors, and Wikipedia allows all to be foreign policy experts, scientists, and more.As Tom Nichols shows in The Death of Expertise, there are a number of reasons why this has occurred - ranging ...

Making Sense Of Science

Author: Cornelia Dean
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674059697
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Cornelia Dean draws on her 30 years as a science journalist with the New York Times to expose the flawed reasoning and knowledge gaps that handicap readers when they try to make sense of science.

Why I Am Not A Scientist

Author: Jonathan M. Marks
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
ISBN:
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"Highly readable and informative, this critical series of vignettes illustrates a long history of the corruption of science by folk beliefs, careerism, and sociopolitical agendas.

Brilliant Blunders

Author: Mario Livio
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439192383
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As Mario Livio luminously explains in this “thoughtful meditation on the course of science itself” (The New York Times Book Review), these five scientists expanded our knowledge of life on earth, the evolution of the earth, and the ...

The Seasons Alter How To Save Our Planet In Six Acts

Author: Philip Kitcher
Publisher: Liveright Publishing
ISBN: 1631492845
Size: 41.78 MB
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Now, in this groundbreaking new work, two of our most renowned thinkers present the realities of global warming in the most human of terms—everyday conversation—showing us how to convince even the most stubborn of skeptics as to why we ...

Einstein S Mistakes The Human Failings Of Genius

Author: Hans C. Ohanian
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393070422
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As this book persuasively argues, the defining hallmark of Einstein’s genius was not any special mathematical ability but an uncanny talent to use his mistakes as stepping stones to formulate his revolutionary theories. “[A] clear ...

The War On Science

Author: Shawn Lawrence Otto
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
ISBN: 1571319522
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At the very time we need them most, scientists and the idea of objective knowledge are being bombarded by a vast, well-funded, three-part war on science: the identity politics war on science, the ideological war on science, and the ...