Denying Evolution

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name = Denying Evolution: Creationism, Scientism, and the Nature of Science


author = Massimo Pigliucci
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publisher = Sinauer
release_date = 2002
media_type = Paperback
pages =
size_weight =
isbn = ISBN 0878936599

Denying Evolution: Creationism, Scientism, and the Nature of Science is a book by evolutionary biologist Massimo Pigliucci chronicling the creationist movement. The foreword is by Charles Alexander of Cornell University.

Chapters

*Foreword by Charles Alexander
*Acknowledgements
*Prologue: How I Got into this Mess
#Where Did the Controversy Come From?
#Evolution-Creationism
#One Side of the Coin: The Dangers of Anti-Intellectualism
#Scientific Fundamentalism and the True Nature of Science
#Creationist Fallacies
#Three Major Controversies
#Scientific Fallacies
#What Do We Do About It?
#Coda: The Controversy That Never Ends

Links

* [http://www.sinauer.com/detail.php?id=6599 Denying Evolution] from Sinauer
* [http://www.secweb.org/index.aspx?action=viewAsset&id=342 Denying Evolution] review by Robert Anderson


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