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SCIENCE FRICTION: Where the Known Meets the Unknown

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A wide-ranging if tepid collection of 14 essays by the publisher of Skeptic magazine.In his introduction, Shermer (The Science of Good and Evil, 2004, etc.) cites various biases that prevent us from understanding the world around us. He agrees with Francis Bacon—who first identified these "personal barriers"—that only the scientific method can insure a true picture of reality. In that spirit ... Read full review

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