The Demon-Haunted World By Carl Sagan

The Demon-Haunted World By Carl Sagan free pdf download. The Demon-Haunted World is a non-fiction work that elucidates the scientific method for non-specialists and promotes critical and skeptical thinking. The book, published in 1995, differentiates between legitimate science and pseudoscience, underscoring the need for new ideas to undergo skeptical scrutiny and rigorous questioning. Sagan portrays science not merely as a repository of knowledge, but as a mode of thought.

He contends that science, with its inherent mechanism for correcting errors, paves the way for a deeper understanding of the cosmos. The book cautions against superstition and pseudoscience, which obstruct the appreciation of science. It also features a tale about an invisible, intangible, levitating dragon in Sagan’s garage, highlighting the significance of the ability to refute hypotheses.

Book Info:

  • Publisher: Ballantine Books
  • Published: February 25, 1997
  • ISBN: 9780345409461
  • Pages: 518
  • Size: 1.92

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