The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

Av: Steven Novella

| 2018
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe
Format: 
Storpocket
Språk: 
Engelska
Utgivningsdatum: 
Oktober 2018
Förlag: 
Hodder & Stought
Kategori: 
Fackbok om vetenskap
ISBN: 
978-1-4736-9640-2
Artikelnummer: 
188237
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An entertaining and all-encompassing guide to skeptical thinking for the age of misinformation.
   
   It's intimidating to realize that we live in a world overflowing with misinformation, bias, myths, deception, and flawed knowledge. There really are no ultimate authority figures - no one has the secret and there is no place to look up the definitive answers to our questions (not even Google). But, by thinking skeptically and logically, we can combat sloppy reasoning, bad arguments and superstitious thinking.
   
   In this tie-in to their popular 'The Skeptics Guide to the Universe' podcast, Steven Novella, along with 'Skeptical Rogues' Bob Novella, Cara Santa Maria, Jay Novella and Evan Bernstein explain the tenets of skeptical thinking and debunk some of the biggest scientific myths, fallacies and conspiracy theories (anti-vaccines, homeopathy, UFO sightings, and many more.) They'll help us try to make sense of what seems like an increasingly crazy world using powerful tools like science and philosophy.
   
   TH SKEPTICS GUIDE TO THE UNIVERSE is your guide through this maze of modern life. It covers essential critical thinking skills, as well as giving insight into how your brain works and how to avoid common pitfalls in thinking. They discuss the difference between science and pseudoscience, how to recognize common science news tropes, how to discuss conspiracy theories with that crazy colleague of yours, and how to apply all of this to everyday life.

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