Not A Scientist

Author: Dave Levitan
ISBN: 9780393353327
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An eye-opening tour of the political tricks that subvert scientific progress.

Fool Me Twice

Author: Shawn Lawrence Otto
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1609613201
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WINNER of the 2012 Minnesota Book Award for nonfiction "One of the most important books published in America in the last decade.

Brilliant Blunders

Author: Mario Livio
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439192375
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But the mistakes that these great scientists made helped science to advance. Indeed, as Mario Livio explains in this fascinating book, science thrives on error; it advances when erroneous ideas are disproven.

A Model Discipline

Author: Kevin A. Clarke
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019538220X
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But how do we justify and rationalize the method? Why test predictions from a deductive, and thus truth-preserving, system? Primo and Clarke tackle these central questions in this novel work of methodology.

The War On Science

Author: Shawn Lawrence Otto
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
ISBN: 1571319522
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At the very time we need them most, scientists and the idea of objective knowledge are being bombarded by a vast, well-funded, three-part war on science: the identity politics war on science, the ideological war on science, and the ...


Author: Angela Saini
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807071706
Size: 60.16 MB
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This book investigates the gender wars in biology, psychology, and anthropology, and delves into scientific studies to uncover a fascinating new portrait of women's brains, bodies, and role in human evolution.

The Structure Of Scientific Revolutions

Author: Thomas S. Kuhn
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226458148
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Newly designed, with an expanded index, this edition will be eagerly welcomed by the next generation of readers seeking to understand the history of our perspectives on science.

Pandora S Lab

Author: Paul A. Offit MD
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426217994
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These are today's sins of science—as deplorable as mistaken past ideas about advocating racial purity or using lobotomies as a cure for mental illness.


Author: Dan Gardner
Publisher: Scribe Publications
ISBN: 1921215674
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From the Hardcover edition.