The Resource Counterknowledge : how we surrendered to conspiracy theories, quack medicine, bogus science and fake history, Damian Thompson

Counterknowledge : how we surrendered to conspiracy theories, quack medicine, bogus science and fake history, Damian Thompson

Label
Counterknowledge : how we surrendered to conspiracy theories, quack medicine, bogus science and fake history
Title
Counterknowledge
Title remainder
how we surrendered to conspiracy theories, quack medicine, bogus science and fake history
Statement of responsibility
Damian Thompson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson, Damian
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF773
LC item number
.T46 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Belief and doubt
  • Credulity
  • Common fallacies
  • Religion and science
Label
Counterknowledge : how we surrendered to conspiracy theories, quack medicine, bogus science and fake history, Damian Thompson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-162)
Contents
Knowledge and counterknowledge -- Creationism and counterknowledge -- The return of pseudohistory -- Desperate remedies -- The counterknowledge industry -- Living with counterknowledge
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
162 p.
Isbn
9780393067699
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
20080215 06
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227016172
  • (OCoLC)227016172
Label
Counterknowledge : how we surrendered to conspiracy theories, quack medicine, bogus science and fake history, Damian Thompson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-162)
Contents
Knowledge and counterknowledge -- Creationism and counterknowledge -- The return of pseudohistory -- Desperate remedies -- The counterknowledge industry -- Living with counterknowledge
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
162 p.
Isbn
9780393067699
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
20080215 06
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227016172
  • (OCoLC)227016172

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