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The Resource The demon-haunted world : science as a candle in the dark, Carl Sagan

The demon-haunted world : science as a candle in the dark, Carl Sagan

Label
The demon-haunted world : science as a candle in the dark
Title
The demon-haunted world
Title remainder
science as a candle in the dark
Statement of responsibility
Carl Sagan
Title variation
Science as a candle in the dark
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Reveals the dangers associated with widespread scientific ignorance, and explains how scientific thought has served to overcome prejudice and hysteria
Cataloging source
NMI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-1996
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sagan, Carl
Dewey number
001.9
Index
index present
LC call number
  • Q175
  • Q175
LC item number
  • .S215 1997
  • .S215 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Literacy
  • Science and civilization
  • Unidentified flying objects
  • Witchcraft
Label
The demon-haunted world : science as a candle in the dark, Carl Sagan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The most precious thing -- Science and hope -- The man in the moon and the face on mars -- Aliens -- Spoofing and secrecy -- Hallucinations -- The demon-haunted world -- On the distinction between true and false visions -- Therapy -- The dragon in my garage -- The city of grief -- The fine art of baloney detection -- Obsessed with reality -- Antiscience -- Newton's sleep -- When scientists know sin -- The marriage of skepticism and wonder -- The wind makes dust -- No such things as a dumb question -- House on fire -- The path to freedom -- Significance junkies -- Maxwell and the nerds -- Science and witchcraft -- Real patriots ask questions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Index
Control code
ocm00000143
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Ballantine Books ed.
Extent
xviii, 457 p.
Isbn
9780345409461
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
96097105
Other control number
9780345409461
Label
The demon-haunted world : science as a candle in the dark, Carl Sagan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The most precious thing -- Science and hope -- The man in the moon and the face on mars -- Aliens -- Spoofing and secrecy -- Hallucinations -- The demon-haunted world -- On the distinction between true and false visions -- Therapy -- The dragon in my garage -- The city of grief -- The fine art of baloney detection -- Obsessed with reality -- Antiscience -- Newton's sleep -- When scientists know sin -- The marriage of skepticism and wonder -- The wind makes dust -- No such things as a dumb question -- House on fire -- The path to freedom -- Significance junkies -- Maxwell and the nerds -- Science and witchcraft -- Real patriots ask questions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Index
Control code
ocm00000143
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Ballantine Books ed.
Extent
xviii, 457 p.
Isbn
9780345409461
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
96097105
Other control number
9780345409461

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