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The Demon-haunted World
Language: en
Pages: 484
Authors: Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

Reveals the dangers associated with widespread scientific ignorance, and explains how scientific thought has served to overcome prejudice and hysteria
The Demon-Haunted World
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Carl Sagan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-06 - Publisher: Ballantine Books

A prescient warning of a future we now inhabit, where fake news stories and Internet conspiracy theories play to a disaffected American populace “A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for
The Demon-haunted World
Language: en
Pages: 436
Authors: Carl Sagan
Categories: Literacy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher:

He convincingly debunks "alien abduction," "channelers," faith-healer fraud, the "face" on Mars, and much else. Along the way , he refutes the arguments that science destroys spirituality or is just another arbitrary belief system, asks why scientific study is often stigmatized, discusses the dangers of the misuse of science, and
The Scientific Attitude
Language: en
Pages: 291
Authors: Lee McIntyre
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-07 - Publisher: MIT Press

An argument that what makes science distinctive is its emphasis on evidence and scientists' willingness to change theories on the basis of new evidence. Attacks on science have become commonplace. Claims that climate change isn't settled science, that evolution is “only a theory,” and that scientists are conspiring to keep
A Demon-Haunted Land
Language: en
Pages: 201
Authors: Monica Black
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-17 - Publisher: Metropolitan Books

“A Demon-Haunted Land is absorbing, gripping, and utterly fascinating... Beautifully written, without even a hint of jargon or pretension, it casts a significant and unexpected new light on the early phase of the Federal Republic of Germany’s history. Black’s analysis of the copious, largely unknown archival sources on which the