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The flight from science and reason

Paul R Gross; N Levitt (Norman), 1943-; Martin W Lewis

New York New York Academy of Sciences Baltimore Distributed by Johns Hopkins University Press 1997

Localização: FEA - Fac. Econ. Adm. e Contab.  ACERVO DELFIM NETTO  (B17.22.22 )(Acessar)

  • Título:
    The flight from science and reason
  • Autor: Paul R Gross; N Levitt (Norman), 1943-; Martin W Lewis
  • Assuntos: Science -- Philosophy -- Congresses; Science -- Social aspects -- Congresses; Women in science -- Congresses; Religion and science -- Congresses; MULHERES; RELIGIÃO; CIÊNCIA (FILOSOFIA)
  • Notas: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Descrição: Imaginary gardens with real toads / Conduct and misconduct in science / Mathematics as the stepchild of contemporary culture / Concern for truth : what it means, why it matters / The propensity to believe / Flights of fancy : science, reason, and common sense / Feelings and beliefs / In praise of intolerance to charlatanism in academia / Quantum philosophy : the flight from reason in science / Physics and common nonsense / Science of chaos or chaos in science? / "Sucking with vampires" : the medicine of unreason / Antiscience trends in the rise of the "alternative medicine" movement / Constructivism in psychotherapy : truth and consequences / Radical environmental philosophy and the assault on reason / Is environmental cancer a political disease? / Old messages : ecofeminism and the alienation of young people from environmental activism / Towards a sober sociology of science / Wrestling with the social constructor / Voodoo sociology : recent developments in the sociology of science / The allure of the hybrid : Bruno Latour and the search for a new grand theory / Whatever happened to historical evidence? / Building bridges to Afrocentrism : a letter to my Egyptological colleagues / State of the art/science in anthropology / Liberalism, public opinion, and their critics : some lessons for defending science / Pathological so
  • Editor: New York New York Academy of Sciences Baltimore Distributed by Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Data de criação/publicação: 1997
  • Formato: xi, 593 pages illustrations 23 cm.
  • Idioma: Inglês

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