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Debunk It!How to Stay Sane in a World of Misinformation

Debunk It!How to Stay Sane in a World of Misinformation

Author: John Grant
$19.99(AUD)  inc GST
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Description

We live in an era of misinformation, much of it spread by authority figures, including politicians, religious leaders, broadcasters, and, of course, apps and websites. With so much bogus information coming from so many sources, how can anyone be expected to discover the truth?


In Debunk It, author John Grant uses modern, ripped-from-the-headlines examples to clearly explain how to identify bad evidence and poor arguments. He provides a roundup of the rhetorical tricks people use when attempting to pull the wool over our eyes, and even offers advice about how to take these unscrupulous pundits down. So if you're tired of hearing blowhards spouting off about climate change, history, evolution, medicine, and more, this is the book for you. Debunk It is the ultimate guide for young readers seeking a firmer footing in a world that's full of holes.

Author description

John Grant is author of about seventy books, including the highly successful "Discarded Science," "Corrupted Science, " and "Denying Science." For a number of years he ran the world-famous fantasy artbook publisher Paper Tiger. He has won the Hugo Award (twice), the World Fantasy Award, and various other international literary awards.

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General Fields

  • : 9781936976683
  • : Zest Books
  • : Zest Books
  • : February 2015
  • : 19.10 cmmm X 14.00 cmmm X 1.70 cmmm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Grant
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 306.2
  • : 288