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Title:
Counterknowledge : how we surrendered to conspiracy theories, quack medicine, bogus science and fake history
Author:
Thompson, Damian, 1962-
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Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : W.W. Norton, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
162 pages ; 21 cm
Summary:
From conspiracy theories to alternative medicine, people are experiencing an epidemic of untrue descriptions of the world. Following in the footsteps of Richard Dawkins's "The God Delusion" and Sam Harris's "The End of Faith, " this work is a defense of scientific proof in an age of fabrication.
Language:
English
Contents:
Knowledge and counterknowledge -- Creationism and counterknowledge -- The return of pseudohistory -- Desperate remedies -- The counterknowledge industry -- Living with counterknowledge.
ISBN:
9780393067699
Format :
Book

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