The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
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Published: 2/25/1997
Title: The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 457
Goodreads Rating: 4.27
Goodreads ID: 17349
ISBN13: 9780345409461
ISBN: 9780345409461
How can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we don’t understand the difference between the myths of pseudoscience and the testable hypotheses of science? Pulitzer Prize-winning author and distinguished astronomer Carl Sagan argues that scientific thinking is critical not only to the pursuit of truth but to the very well-being of our democratic institutions. Casting a wide net through history and culture, Sagan examines and authoritatively debunks such celebrated fallacies of…
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