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

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

Massimo Pigliucci


Denying Evolution goals at taking a clean examine the evolution–creation controversy. It provides a really "balanced" remedy, no longer within the experience of treating creationism as a sound medical concept (it demonstrably is not), yet within the feel of dividing the blame for the talk both among creationists and scientists—the former for subscribing to varied kinds of anti-intellectualism, the latter for discounting technology schooling and offering technological know-how as scientism to the general public and the media. The primary a part of the publication specializes in a sequence of creationist fallacies (aimed at exhibiting blunders of suggestion, now not at deriding) and of blunders through scientists and technology educators. The final a part of the publication discusses long term ideas to the matter, from larger technology instructing in any respect degrees to the need of common knowing of the way the mind works and why humans have problems with serious pondering.

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