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The Resource The demon-haunted world : science as a candle in the dark, Carl Sagan

The demon-haunted world : science as a candle in the dark, Carl Sagan

Label
The demon-haunted world : science as a candle in the dark
Title
The demon-haunted world
Title remainder
science as a candle in the dark
Statement of responsibility
Carl Sagan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Science as a candle in the dark
Cataloging source
DLC
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1934-1996
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sagan, Carl
Dewey number
001.9
Index
index present
LC call number
  • Q175
  • Q175
LC item number
  • .S215 1996
  • .S215 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Druyan, Ann
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Literacy
  • Science and civilization
  • Literacy
  • Science and civilization
  • Science
  • Science
Label
The demon-haunted world : science as a candle in the dark, Carl Sagan
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0412/95034076.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Errata slip inserted
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-448) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: My teachers -- The most precious thing -- Science and hope -- The man in the moon and the face on Mars -- Aliens -- Spoofing and secrecy -- Hallucinations -- The demon-haunted world -- On the distinction between true and false visions -- Therapy -- The dragon in my garage -- The city of grief -- The fine art of baloney detection -- Obsessed with reality -- Antiscience -- Newton's sleep -- When scientists know sin -- The marriage of skepticism and wonder -- The wind makes dust -- No such things as a dumb question -- House on fire / written with Ann Druyan -- The path to freedom / written with Ann Druyan -- Significance junkies -- Maxwell and the nerds -- Science and witchcraft / written with Ann Druyan -- Real patriots ask questions / written with Ann Druyan -- Acknowledgments
Control code
505456
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xviii, 457 pages
Isbn
9780394535128
Lccn
95034076
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 505456
  • (OCoLC)32855551
  • (OCoLC)32855551
Label
The demon-haunted world : science as a candle in the dark, Carl Sagan
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0412/95034076.html
Publication
Note
Errata slip inserted
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-448) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: My teachers -- The most precious thing -- Science and hope -- The man in the moon and the face on Mars -- Aliens -- Spoofing and secrecy -- Hallucinations -- The demon-haunted world -- On the distinction between true and false visions -- Therapy -- The dragon in my garage -- The city of grief -- The fine art of baloney detection -- Obsessed with reality -- Antiscience -- Newton's sleep -- When scientists know sin -- The marriage of skepticism and wonder -- The wind makes dust -- No such things as a dumb question -- House on fire / written with Ann Druyan -- The path to freedom / written with Ann Druyan -- Significance junkies -- Maxwell and the nerds -- Science and witchcraft / written with Ann Druyan -- Real patriots ask questions / written with Ann Druyan -- Acknowledgments
Control code
505456
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xviii, 457 pages
Isbn
9780394535128
Lccn
95034076
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 505456
  • (OCoLC)32855551
  • (OCoLC)32855551

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