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Science left behind : feel-good fallacies and the rise of the anti-scientific left / Alex Berezow, Hank Campbell.

  • Berezow, Alex B.
Date
[2012], ©2012
  • Books

About this work

Description

Argues that the political left holds more anti-scientific views than the right and are responsible for more scientific misinformation.

Publication/Creation

New York : PublicAffairs, [2012], ©2012.

Physical description

viii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

Edition

1st ed.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-292) and index.

Contents

What's a progressive? -- The state of the "pro-science" union -- Organic food: the holy eucharist of environmentalism -- Food fight! -- Crappy conservation and clean energy chaos -- Sunshine days and flower power -- Bring on the vaccines and Viagra -- PETA: professional experimenters testing on animals -- Welcome to the anti-Renaissance -- Boys have wee-wees and girls have hoo-hoos -- Education and its discontents -- The death of science journalism -- False equivalence -- The war on excellence -- Twelve issues for 2012 and beyond -- Closing arguments: an appeal to scientific reasoning.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    Medical Collection
    Q175.52.U5 2012B49s
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781610391641
  • 1610391640