Nonsense on stilts : how to tell science from bunk / Massimo Pigliucci.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Pigliucci, Massimo, 1964-
Format: Book
Published:Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Table of Contents:
  • 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?