Not A Scientist

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

Why I Am Not A Scientist

Author: Jonathan Marks
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520259602
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In this sense, the lay reader will learn how scientists should and shouldn't think and some scientists who read this book will come away thinking they are truly not scientists nor would they want to be.”—Rob DeSalle, American Museum of ...

The Usefulness Of Useless Knowledge

Author: Abraham Flexner
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884624
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This brief book includes Flexner's timeless 1939 essay alongside a new companion essay by Robbert Dijkgraaf, the Institute's current director, in which he shows that Flexner's defense of the value of "the unobstructed pursuit of useless ...

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.

Science Conservation And National Parks

Author: Steven R. Beissinger
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022642300X
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This is all thanks to a group assembled by Stephen T. Mather and Horace M. Albright in 1915 at a still-burgeoning University of California Berkeley campus.

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 ...

Why Democracies Need Science

Author: Harry Collins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 150950964X
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The solution is usually seen as more public scrutiny and more control by democratic institutions – experts must be subservient to social and political life. In this book, Harry Collins and Robert Evans take a radically different view.

The Seasons Alter How To Save Our Planet In Six Acts

Author: Philip Kitcher
Publisher: Liveright Publishing
ISBN: 1631492845
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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 ...


Author: Andrew Shtulman
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465094929
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In Scienceblind, cognitive and developmental psychologist Andrew Shtulman shows that the root of our misconceptions lies in the theories about the world we develop as children.