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Mar 24, 2019 - 19:55 PM By Massimo Pigliucci

Denying Evolution aims at taking a fresh look at the evolution creation controversy It presents a truly balanced treatment, not in the sense of treating creationism as a legitimate scientific theory it demonstrably is not , but in the sense of dividing the blame for the controversy equally between creationists and scientists the former for subscribing to various formsDenying Evolution aims at taking a fresh look at the evolution creation controversy It presents a truly balanced treatment, not in the sense of treating creationism as a legitimate scientific theory it demonstrably is not , but in the sense of dividing the blame for the controversy equally between creationists and scientists the former for subscribing to various forms of anti intellectualism, the latter for discounting science education and presenting science as scientism to the public and the media The central part of the book focuses on a series of creationist fallacies aimed at showing errors of thought, not at deriding and of mistakes by scientists and science educators The last part of the book discusses long term solutions to the problem, from better science teaching at all levels to the necessity of widespread understanding of how the brain works and why people have difficulties with critical thinking.
  • Title: Denying Evolution: Creationism, Scientism, and the Nature of Science
  • Author: Massimo Pigliucci
  • ISBN: 9780878936595
  • Page: 397
  • Format: Paperback

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Marc Mar 24, 2019 - 19:55 PM
This is a book that the every neutral non-specialist should read. It is written in plain language and is quite funny in places, sometimes unintentionally. The arguments are thorough; no intellectual stone is left unturned, and I often read people's reviews on books etc. that a put off by this. Some people even suggest that this approach is alienating neutrals and the non-combatant public.Balderdash! I don't think we can make the arguments too thorough. We are dealing with a very crafy, deceptive [...]
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Muzzlehatch Mar 24, 2019 - 19:55 PM
This is a solid primer on the evolution/creationism debate, though it is not always the easiest thing to read -- not because of any real difficulty in the author's explanations (which anyone with a high school education ought to be able to understand) but mostly because of the repetitiveness of the book's structure. Great material, but not all that well edited if you ask me, and the author is certainly not as magnetic in his writing as such science popularizers as Sagan or Gould; nonetheless, es [...]
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Charles Mar 24, 2019 - 19:55 PM
An excellent look into the "why's" of the anti-evolution movement. Most of it has little if anything to do with the science, and more to do with emotions and, of course, religion.
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Alisse Metge Mar 24, 2019 - 19:55 PM
I don't agree with all of the author's opinions, but he provides excellent summaries of the key issues and positions. I have read most of the book, but not quite all of it.
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Denying Evolution: Creationism, Scientism, and the Nature of Science By Massimo Pigliucci Denying Evolution aims at taking a fresh look at the evolution creation controversy It presents a truly balanced treatment, not in the sense of treating creationism as a legitimate scientific theory it demonstrably is not , but in the sense of dividing the blame for the controversy equally between creationists and scientists the former for subscribing to various formsDenying Evolution aims at taking a fresh look at the evolution creation controversy It presents a truly balanced treatment, not in the sense of treating creationism as a legitimate scientific theory it demonstrably is not , but in the sense of dividing the blame for the controversy equally between creationists and scientists the former for subscribing to various forms of anti intellectualism, the latter for discounting science education and presenting science as scientism to the public and the media The central part of the book focuses on a series of creationist fallacies aimed at showing errors of thought, not at deriding and of mistakes by scientists and science educators The last part of the book discusses long term solutions to the problem, from better science teaching at all levels to the necessity of widespread understanding of how the brain works and why people have difficulties with critical thinking.

Denying Evolution Creationism, Scientism, and the Nature Denying Evolution Creationism, Scientism, and the Nature of Science Massimo Pigliucci on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Denying Evolution aims at taking a fresh look at the evolution creation controversy. Denying Evolution Creationism, Scientism, and the Nature Denying Evolution Creationism, Scientism, and the Nature of Science Denying Evolution aims at taking a fresh look at the evolution creation controversy It presents a truly balanced treatment, not in the sense of treating creationism as a legitimate scientific theory it demonstrably is not , but in the sense of dividing the blame for Denying Evolution Creationism, Scientism and the Nature Denying Evolution Creationism, Scientism and the Nature of Science Massimo Pigliucci Sinauer Associates, pp ISBN pbk, . Bravo Massimo Pigliucci You have written the book we have all needed. Customer reviews Denying Evolution creationism is properly called evolution denial creationism is not a viable theory of anything, and it is certainly not a scientific theory. Denying evolution creationism, scientism, and the nature Denying evolution creationism, scientism, and the nature of science Item Preview remove circle Denying evolution creationism, scientism, and the nature of science by Pigliucci, Massimo, Publication date Topics Evolution, Philosophy of religion, Popular science, Science, Philosophy, Creationists, how do you logically deny evolution Yahoo Jan , The evidence of evolution is legion, which is why the ONLY practitioners of the natural and biological sciences that deny that life evolves, that deny common descent, are devoutly religious Evolution provides natural causation for natural events If you re supporting Biblical creation, then you re supporting supernatural causation. What s the harm in denying evolution Creationism or intelligent design is the belief that Darwin s theory of natural selection evolution is fundamentally wrong, and that life on earth must have been created by some outside force i.e God Read about evolution denial Here are people who were harmed by someone not thinking critically. Denying evolution creationism, scientism, and the nature Denying evolution presents a well rounded critique of creationism in its intelligent design form The book begins with an introduction to the philosophy of science It gives a history of creationism, with various versions over the years.The writing is good, but not excellent. Questioning evolution is neither science denial nor the Questioning evolution is neither science denial nor the preserve of creationists In many cases, a rejection of aspects of evolutionary science does not mean a rejection of the whole of science, even often including fields like genetics, which scientists would see as inextricably linked to evolution. Picliucci, M Denying Evolution Creationism Numerous volumes that address this debate ah eady exist, but Denying Evolution addresses the underlying reasons for the debate from both points of view Although this topic often is emotional, Pigliucci discusses it clearly and objectively.

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