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Denialism—Rejecting Science and History

Lecture no. 20 from the course: Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

Denialism—Rejecting Science and History

Taught by Professor Steven Novella | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Dr. Novella introduces you to denialism, a subset of pseudoscience that seeks to deny established science. By exploring the features and tactics of denialism, as well as extreme examples of it at work, you’ll shed light on how critical thinking helps you sidestep the more subtle forms of denialism we’re all susceptible to.

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