Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science From Bunk

University of Chicago Press (2010)
Abstract
Introduction : science versus pseudoscience and the "demarcation problem" -- Hard science, soft science -- Almost science -- Pseudoscience -- Blame the media? -- Debates on science : the rise of think tanks and the decline of public intellectuals -- Science and politics : the case of global warming -- Science in the courtroom : the case against intelligent design -- From superstition to natural philosophy -- From natural philosophy to modern science -- The science wars I : do we trust science too much? -- The science wars II : do we trust science too little? -- Who's your expert? -- Conclusion : so, what is science after all?
Keywords Pseudoscience History  Science History  Science Social aspects  Science Political aspects  Science Philosophy
Categories (categorize this paper)
Buy the book $1.50 used (93% off)   $6.00 new (70% off)   $15.30 direct from Amazon (24% off)    Amazon page
ISBN(s) 0226667863   9780226667867
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 35,457
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

How Lysenkoism Became Pseudoscience: Dobzhansky to Velikovsky. [REVIEW]Michael D. Gordin - 2012 - Journal of the History of Biology 45 (3):443 - 468.
Person as Moral Scientist.Nicholas Humphrey - 2010 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33 (4):340.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Science and Nonbelief.Taner Edis - 2006 - Greenwood Press.
We Have Never Been Modern.Bruno Latour - 1993 - Harvard University Press.
Is Sociobiology a Pseudoscience?R. Paul Thompson - 1980 - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1980:363 - 370.
Between Science and Values.Loren R. Graham - 1981 - Columbia University Press.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2010-09-01

Total downloads
116 ( #53,063 of 2,285,667 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
5 ( #96,213 of 2,285,667 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads

My notes

Sign in to use this feature