Nonsense on Stilts about Science: Field Adventures of a Scientist- Philosopher

@inproceedings{Pigliucci2012NonsenseOS,
  title={Nonsense on Stilts about Science: Field Adventures of a Scientist- Philosopher},
  author={M. Pigliucci},
  year={2012}
}
  • M. Pigliucci
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology, Philosophy
  • Public discussions of science are often marred by two pernicious phenomena: a widespread rejection of scientific findings (e.g., the reality of anthropogenic climate change, the conclusion that vaccines do not cause autism, or the validity of evolutionary theory), coupled with an equally common acceptance of pseudoscientific notions (e.g., homeopathy, psychic readings, telepathy, tall tales about alien abductions, and so forth). The typical reaction by scientists and science educators is to… CONTINUE READING
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