Format:
Audio Book on CD, Audio Books, Nonmusical Sound Recording, Sound Recording
Title:
Skepticism 101 : how to think like a scientist.
Publisher, Date:
Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2013].
Description:
9 audio discs (approximately 9 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 12 cm + 1 course guidebook (iv, 181 pages ; 18 cm)
Series:
The great courses
Great courses (Compact disc)
Subjects:
Skepticism.
Genre:
Audiobooks
Other Author:
Shermer, Michael.
Teaching Company.
Notes:
Course guidebook contains outlines of each 30 minute lecture.
Compact discs.
Lecturer, Professor Michael Shermer, Claremont Graduate University and Chapman University.
DVD.
9 CDs, 1 book
Contents:
Lecture 1. The virtures of skepticism -- Lecture 2. Skepticism and science -- Lecture 3. Mistakes in thinking we all make -- Lecture 4. Cognitive biases and their effects -- Lecture 5. Wrong thinking in everyday life -- Lecture 6. The neuroscience of belief -- Lecture 7. The paranormal and the supernatural -- Lecture 8. Science versus pseudoscience -- Lecture 9. Comparing SETI and UFOlogy -- Lecture 10. Comparing evolution and creationism -- Lecture 11. Science, history,and pseudohistory -- Lecture 12. The lure of conspiracy theories -- Lecture 13. Inside the modern cult -- Lecture 14. The psychology of religious belief -- Lecture 15. The God question -- Lecture 16. Without God, does anything go? -- Lecture 17. Life, death, and the afterlife -- Lecture 18. Your skepticial toolkit.
ISBN:
9781598039528
1598039520
Publisher Number:
Course no. 9388A
PD9388A
PB9388A
IC9388A
Available Copies: 
5 (of 6)
No. of Requests:
0
Call Number:
CD 500S