How to be a critical but reasonable debater: Suggestions for critically addressing pseudoscientists and other similar groups
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dc.contributor.author Alcolea Banegas, Jesús
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-18T09:36:32Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-18T09:36:32Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10550/67534
dc.description.abstract Discourse about pseudoscience usually accompanies dialogue about science. Despite attempts to separate the two domains, people still rely on pseudoscientific remedies. The ease with which beliefs become contagious, the popularity of certain products, and the verbiage of their sellers often leave us in the hands of so-called experts. Although the scientific method can help us to prove the ineffectiveness of certain remedies, we do not always have conclusive arguments to dispel doubts, and so we are left at the mercy of supposed technical knowledge or false scientific rigour. Faced with this, we must resort to critical thinking to respond to alleged experts and conduct ourselves reasonably.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Mètode Annual Review, 2018, vol. 8, p. 197-202
dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.source Alcolea Banegas, Jesús 2018 How to be a critical but reasonable debater: Suggestions for critically addressing pseudoscientists and other similar groups Mètode Annual Review 8 197 202
dc.subject Ciència Filosofia
dc.title How to be a critical but reasonable debater: Suggestions for critically addressing pseudoscientists and other similar groups
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.date.updated 2018-09-18T09:36:32Z
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.7203/metode.8.10003
dc.identifier.idgrec 126860

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