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The Demon-Haunted World

Science as a Candle in the Dark

Carl Sagan

How can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we dont understand the difference between the myths of pseudoscience and the testable hypotheses of science? Pulitzer Prize-winning author and distinguished astronomer Carl Sagan argues that scientific thinking is critical not only to the pursuit of truth but to...
Publish Date
1997
February 25
First Published in 1996
Goodreads rating
4.26
ISBN
0884184345306
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
Mar 22, 2020
Gonna start posting book suggestions, as we’ve got lots of time to READ! This is one of my favorites:      source
Aug 02, 2017
@nature Sagan died a year after the book was published, but his words still offer wisdom & clarity at a time when science & reason are under threat.      source
May 22, 2020
Today’s 2 books on one topic: my two favorite published works by Carl Sagan. “Contact” “The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark”      source
Feb 26, 2020
@TheChilterns Even if you profoundly disagree with Clarke, it’s very detailed. The classic is of course ‘The Demon Haunted World’ by Carl Sagan. When I’m Prime Minister it will be compulsory reading at school! Best book on what science is/isn’t and why we think the way we do. 👍      source