Counterknowledge [Audiobook] download free by Damian Thompson

Counterknowledge Audiobook download free by Damian Thompson
  • Listen audiobook: Counterknowledge
  • Author: Damian Thompson
  • Release date: 2013/10/22
  • Publisher: WW NORTON & CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Computing
  • ISBN: 9780393067699
  • Rating: 8.57 of 10
  • Votes: 265
  • Review by: Anna Pappas
  • Review rating: 7.99 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/6
  • Duration: 2H8M30S in 256 kbps (35.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-13
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA Lossless, WMA, MPEG4, AIFF, WAV, MP3, FLAC (compression RAR, CPIO, ZIP, TGZ, AZW)
  • Total pages original book: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 16 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 12M (3.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: We are being swamped with dangerous nonsense. From 9/11 conspiracy theories to Holocaust denial to alternative medicine, we are all experiencing an epidemic of demonstrably untrue descriptions of the world. For Damian Thompson, the misinformation industry is wreaking havoc on the once-lauded virtues of science and reason. Unproven theories and spurious claims are forms of 'counterknowledge,' and, helped by the Internet, they are creating a global generation of misguided adherents who repeat these untruths and lend them credence. Thompson explores our readiness to accept falsehoods and the viral role of technology in spreading quack remedies, pseudo-history, and creationist fanaticism. Following in the footsteps of Richard Dawkins's The God Delusion, Sam Harris's The End of Faith, and Christopher Hitchens's God Is Not Great, Counterknowledge is a brilliant defense of scientific proof in an age of fabrication.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Popular Beliefs & Controversial Knowledge, Computing: General, Sociology, Politics & Government, Mind, Body & Spirit
  • Download servers: Send U It, Hotfile, FileServe, MEGA, Google Drive, Monova. Compressed in RAR, CPIO, ZIP, TGZ, AZW
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 22.32 USD
  • Dimensions: 145x211x18mm
  • Weight: 270g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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