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  • Giving the Devil his Due

    Giving the Devil his Due
    av Michael Shermer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108489782

    Who is the 'Devil'? And what is he due? The Devil is anyone who disagrees with you. And what he is due is the right to speak his mind. He must have this for your own safety's sake because his freedom is inextricably tied to your own. If he can be ce…

  • Believing Brain

    Believing Brain
    av Michael Shermer

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780335292

    'The Believing Brain is a tour de force integrating neuroscience and the social sciences to explain how irrational beliefs are formed and reinforced' - Dr Leonard Mlodinow, author The Drunkard's Walk

  • The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies - How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths

    The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies - How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250008800

    Synthesizing thirty years of research, psychologist and science historian Michael Shermer upends the traditional thinking about how humans form beliefs about the world. Simply put, beliefs come first and explanations for beliefs follow. The brain, S…

  • A Manual for Creating Atheists

    A Manual for Creating Atheists
    av Peter Boghossian

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781939578099

    For thousands of years, the faithful have honed proselytizing strategies and talked people into believing the truth of one holy book or another. Indeed, the faithful often view converting others as an obligation of their faith--and are trained from…

  • Denying History

    Denying History
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520260986

    "Denying History" takes a bold and in-depth look at those who say the Holocaust never happened and explores the motivations behind such claims. While most commentators have dismissed the Holocaust deniers as antisemitic neo-Nazi thugs who do not des…

  • Heavens on Earth

    Heavens on Earth
    av Michael Shermer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627798570

    In his most ambitious work yet, Shermer sets out to discover what drives humans belief in life after death, focusing on recent scientific attempts to achieve immortality along with utopian attempts to create heaven on earth. For millennia, religions…

  • Why Darwin Matters

    Why Darwin Matters
    av Founding Publisher Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805083064

    "Shermer is savage about the shortcomings of intelligent design and eloquent about the spirituality of science . . . An invaluable primer." "Los Angeles Times Book Review"Science is on the defensive. Half of Americans reject the theory of evolution…

  • How We Believe

    How We Believe
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805074796

    A new edition covering the latest scientific research on how the brain makes us believers or skepticsRecent polls report that 96 percent of Americans believe in God, and 73 percent believe that angels regularly visit Earth. Why is this? Why, despite…

  • Der moralische Fortschritt

    Der moralische Fortschritt
    av Michael Shermer

    - 2018 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783865692856

  • In Darwin's Shadow

    In Darwin's Shadow
    av Michael Shermer

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195148305

    A biography of the English naturalist covers his work in natural history, his relationship with Darwin, and his contribution to evolutionary theory.

  • The Moral Arc

    The Moral Arc
    av Michael Shermer

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805096910

    From Galileo and Newton to Thomas Hobbes and Martin Luther King, Jr., thinkers throughout history have consciously employed scientific techniques to better understand the non-physical world. The Age of Reason and the Enlightenment led theorists to a…

  • The Moral ARC

    The Moral ARC
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250081322

    From Galileo and Newton to Thomas Hobbes and Martin Luther King, Jr., thinkers throughout history have consciously employed scientific techniques to better understand the non-physical world. The Age of Reason and the Enlightenment led theorists to a…

  • The Believing Brain

    The Believing Brain
    av Michael Shermer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805091250

    In this work synthesizing thirty years of research, psychologist, historian of science, and the world's best-known skeptic Michael Shermer upends the traditional thinking about how humans form beliefs about the world. Simply put, beliefs come first…

  • Mathe-Magie

    Mathe-Magie
    av Arthur Benjamin, Michael Shermer

    Pocket - 2007 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783453615021

    Wer glaubt, Mathematik sei eine trockene Angelegenheit und Kopfrechnen eine unnötige Quälerei, der irrt sich gewaltig. Denn nach der Lektüre dieses Buches ist es für jeden ein Leichtes, Rechenoperationen mit vier- und fünfst…

  • The Borderlands of Science

    The Borderlands of Science
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195157987

    Presents a collection of essays on various topics in science and personalities in science, including Carl Sagan, Sigmund Freud, and Alfred Russel Wallace.

  • Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids

    Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids
    av Daniel Loxton, Donald R. Prothero

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231153201

    Throughout our history, humans have been captivated by mythic beasts and legendary creatures. Tales of Bigfoot, the Yeti, and the Loch Ness monster are part of our collective experience. Now comes a book from two dedicated investigators that explore…

  • The Skeptic Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience [2 volumes]

    The Skeptic Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience [2 volumes]

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576076538

    A thorough, objective, and balanced analysis of the most prominent controversies made in the name of science-from the effectiveness of proposed medical treatments to the reality of supernatural claims.Edited by Michael Shermer, editor and publisher…

  • Heavens on Earth

    Heavens on Earth
    av Michael Shermer

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472140616

    A fascinating new popular psychology book about how and why were are attracted to the notion of heaven, and how religious and secular people alike look ahead to 'the next life'.

  • Science of Good and Evil

    Science of Good and Evil
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805077698

    The renowned science historian reveals how humans have evolved from social primates into moral primates, exploring the implications of fuzzy logic, fate, free will, and ecology, among other issues affecting the way humans think about moral issues. R…

  • In Darwin's Shadow: The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace: A Biographical Study on the Psychology of History

    In Darwin's Shadow: The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace: A Biographical Study on the Psychology of History
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199856534

    Virtually unknown today, Alfred Russel Wallace was the co-discoverer of natural selection with Charles Darwin and an eminent scientist who stood out among his Victorian peers as a man of formidable mind and equally outsized personality. Now Michael…

  • Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia

    Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250314130

    A scientific exploration into humanity's obsession with the afterlife and quest for immortality from the bestselling author and skeptic Michael Shermer In his most ambitious work yet, Shermer sets out to discover what drives humans' belief in life…

  • Think Like A Maths Genius

    Think Like A Maths Genius
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780285637764

    How to calculate almost anything in your head.Did you know that it's easier to add and subtract from left to right, rather than the other way round?You can be taught to square a three-digit number in seconds. Learn how to perform lightning calculati…

  • Immortality: The Quest to Live Forever and How It Drives Civilization

    Immortality: The Quest to Live Forever and How It Drives Civilization
    av Stephen Cave

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781510716155

    "A fascinating history of man's greatest obsession and poses a stunning theory of society."--The Daily Beast "A must-read exploration of what spurs human ingenuity.... Has changed my view of the driving force of civilization as much as Jared Diamond…

  • Skeptisches Jahrbuch 1998

    Skeptisches Jahrbuch 1998

    Häftad - 1998 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783932710117

  • Skeptic

    Skeptic
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250119636

    In Skeptic, Shermer "turns a critical eye toward questions big, small, and trivial." His trademark combination of deep scientific understanding and entertaining writing style has thrilled his huge and devoted audience for years. Now, seventy-five of…

  • The Mind of the Market

    The Mind of the Market
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805089165

    " A] captivating raconteur of all the greatest hits of behavioral, evolutionary and neuropsychology . . . Fascinating." "Los Angeles Times Book Review"How did we make the leap from ancient hunter-gatherers to modern consumers, and why do people get…

  • Science Friction

    Science Friction
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805079142

    A collection of fourteen essays by the psychologist and science historian author of The Science of Good and Evil explores the personal barriers and biases that hamper and motivate scientific discoveries, covering such topics as the heretical ideas a…

  • Viten og uviten

    Viten og uviten
    av Rupert Sheldrake, Michael Shermer, Rupert Sheldrake, Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2016 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788292773826

    En skriftlig dialog mellom Rupert Sheldrake og Michael Shermer. Sommeren 2015 var nettstedet The Best Schools vert for en skriftlig dialog mellom Rupert Sheldrake og Michael Shermer. Dialogene foregikk skriftlig over tre måneder med tre hovedtema -…

  • Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time

    Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time
    av Michael Shermer

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805070897

    Revised and Expanded Edition. In this age of supposed scientific enlightenment, many people still believe in mind reading, past-life regression theory, New Age hokum, and alien abduction. A no-holds-barred assault on popular superstitions and prejud…