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Published: 18 January 2007

320 Pages

ISBN: 9780199205622

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The March of Unreason

Science, Democracy, and the New Fundamentalism

Dick Taverne

In The March of Unreason, Dick Taverne expresses his concern that irrationality is on the rise in Western society, and argues that public opinion is increasingly dominated by unreflecting prejudice and an unwillingness to engage with factual evidence. Science, with all the benefits it brings, is an essential part of a civilized and democratic society: it offers the most hopeful future for humankind.