Reminder: We’ll have a final video chat to discuss this book next Thursday evening (8/3 9pm EDT).
For those just joining us, I’ve spent the past few weeks blogging through Shawn Otto’s The War on Science, share my reactions and thoughts a couple of chapters at a time (Ch 1-2, Ch 3-4, Ch 5-6, Ch 7-8, Ch 9-10, Ch 11-13). I thought a useful way to cap that discussion would be to review and reflect on the book as a whole. Overall, I thought the book contained a lot of useful information and was admirable in its attempt to cover and contextualize the scope of present day skepticism and rejection of science. To the extent that there really is a war on science, I would preferred more of a peace proposal than marching orders for one side.
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