Maybe Yes, Maybe No

Author: Dan BarkerSeries: Maybe GuidesPublisher: Prometheus BooksPublished: 1/1/1990Title: Maybe Yes, Maybe No: A Guide for Young SkepticsFormat: PaperbackSeries Number: 1Page Count: 80Goodreads Rating: 4.04Goodreads ID: 186676ISBN13: 9780879756079ISBN: 9780879756079Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/186676.Maybe_Yes_Maybe_NoIn this introduction to skeptical curiosity, young readers learn that they are capable of figuring out what to believe and of Read more…

50 Popular Beliefs That People Think Are True

Author: Guy P. HarrisonSeries: 50Publisher: Prometheus BooksPublished: 12/20/2011Format: PaperbackSeries Number: 2Page Count: 458Goodreads Rating: 3.63Goodreads ID: 12818114ISBN13: 9781616144951ISBN: 9781616144951Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12818114-50-popular-beliefs-that-people-think-are-trueMaybe you know someone who swears by the reliability of psychics or who is in regular contact with angels. Or perhaps you’re trying to find a nice way of dissuading Read more…

Caveman Logic: The Persistence of Primitive Thinking in a Modern World

Author: Hank DavisPublisher: Prometheus BooksPublished: 6/23/2009Title: Caveman Logic: Stone Age Thinking in a Modern WorldFormat: PaperbackPage Count: 298Goodreads Rating: 3.85Goodreads ID: 6136192ISBN13: 9781591027218ISBN: 9781591027218Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6136192-caveman-logicWe see the face of the Virgin Mary staring up at us from a grilled cheese sandwich and sell the uneaten portion of our meal Read more…

How Do You Know It’s True?

Author: Hy RuchlisPublisher: Prometheus BooksPublished: 8/1/1991Title: How Do You Know It’s True?: Discovering the Difference Between Science and SuperstitionFormat: PaperbackPage Count: 112Goodreads Rating: 4.17Goodreads ID: 667373ISBN13: 9780879756574ISBN: 9780879756574Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/667373.How_Do_You_Know_It_s_True_Superstition still requires that many buildings have no floor numbered thirteen. More than 25% of Americans say they believe in astrology. Read more…

Why I Became an Atheist: A Former Preacher Rejects Christianity (Revised & Expanded)

Author: John W. LoftusGenre: AtheismSeries: Why I Became an AtheistPublisher: Prometheus BooksPublished: 3/27/2012Format: PaperbackSeries Number: 1Page Count: 536Goodreads Rating: 3.95Goodreads ID: 14568697ISBN13: 9781616145774ISBN: 9781616145774Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/14568697-why-i-became-an-atheistFor about two decades John W. Loftus was a devout evangelical Christian, an ordained minister of the Church of Christ, and an ardent apologist for Read more…

Science Under Siege: Defending Science, Exposing Pseudoscience

Author: Kendrick FrazierPublisher: Prometheus BooksPublished: 5/26/2009Title: Science Under Siege: Defending Science, Exposing PseudoscienceFormat: PaperbackPage Count: 370Goodreads Rating: 3.79Goodreads ID: 6549022ISBN13: 9781591027157ISBN: 9781591027157Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6549022-science-under-siegeFor more than thirty years, The Skeptical Inquirer has steadfastly championed science and reason and been the leading voice for reliable scientific examination of the paranormal and Read more…

Skeptical Odysseys: Personal Accounts by the World’s Leading Paranormal Inquirers

Author: Paul KurtzPublisher: Prometheus BooksPublished: 5/1/2001Title: Skeptical Odysseys: Personal Accounts by the World’s Leading Paranormal InquirersFormat: HardcoverPage Count: 430Goodreads Rating: 4.00Goodreads ID: 605901ISBN13: 9781573928847ISBN: 9781573928847Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/605901.Skeptical_OdysseysIssued on the 25th anniversary of the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), this book brings together personal statements Read more…

Pseudoscience and the Paranormal

Author: Terence HinesPublisher: Prometheus BooksPublished: 3/1/2003Title: Pseudoscience and the ParanormalFormat: PaperbackEdition: Second EditionPage Count: 425Goodreads Rating: 3.96Goodreads ID: 1270249ISBN13: 9781573929790ISBN: 9781573929790Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1270249.Pseudoscience_and_the_ParanormalTelevision, the movies, and computer games fill the minds of their viewers with a daily staple of fantasy, from tales of UFO landings, haunted houses, and communication with Read more…