The March of Unreason

The March of Unreason

Science, Democracy, and the New Fundamentalism

eBook - 2005
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Our daily news bulletins bring us tales of the wonder of science, from Mars rovers and intelligent robots to developments in cancer treatment, and yet often the emphasis is on the potential threats posed by science. It appears that irrationality is on the rise in western society, and public opinion is increasingly dominated by unreflecting prejudice and unwillingness to engage with factual evidence. From genetically modified crops and food, organic farming, the MMR vaccine, environmentalism, the precautionary principle and the new anti-capitalist and anti-globalisation movements, the rejection.
Publisher: Oxford ; 2005. Oxford University Press,
ISBN: 9781423767718
1423767713
9780191539510
0191539511
0199205620
9780199205622
0192804855
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (310 pages)

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