Michael Shermer

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Michael Shermer

Michael Brant Shermer (8. září 1954, Glendale, Kalifornie, USA) je americký historik vědy, který proslul především jako zakladatel Skeptické společnosti (The Skeptics Society), která bojuje proti pseudovědám a iracionalitě. Je šefrédaktorem jejího časopisu Skeptic. Společnost i časopis Shermen založil roku 1992, k roku 2008 měla již 55 tisíc členů a pobočky po celém světě. Označuje se za ateistu a humanistu.

Bibliografie[editovat | editovat zdroj]

  • Sport Cycling: A Guide to Training, Racing, and Endurance 1985
  • Cycling: Endurance and Speed (Sportsperformance) 1987
  • Teach Your Child Science 1989
  • Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time (1997)
  • Teach Your Child Math and Mathemagics 1999
  • The Borderlands of Science: Where Sense Meets Nonsense 2001
  • How We Believe: The Search for God in an Age of Science 2001
  • The Skeptic Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience (ed) 2002
  • Denying History: Who Says the Holocaust Never Happened and Why Do They Say It? 2002
  • In Darwin's Shadow: The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace: A Biographical Study on the Psychology of History 2002
  • The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share, and Follow the Golden Rule 2004
  • Science Friction: Where the Known Meets the Unknown 2005
  • Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks 2006
  • Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design 2006
  • The Mind of The Market: Compassionate Apes, Competitive Humans, and Other Tales from Evolutionary Economics 2007
  • The History of Science: A Sweeping Visage of Science and its History 2009
  • The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies—How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths 2011

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