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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

Science friction: where the known meets the unknown

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Shermer (The Science of Good and Evil ), publisher of Skeptic magazine, offers a collection of 14 essays that discuss science "on the edge between the known and the unknown." With chapters anchored ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - BruceAir - LibraryThing

More of Shermer's cogent analysis of popular culture and pseudo-science. Read full review

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