"...tiresome polemic masquerading as a defense of scientific purity...." "The reader must therefore decide if the narrator is unreliable or just hopelessly naïve...." "Mooney's polemical fervor blinds him to the political content inherent in all discourse that connects science to human affairs." "....his one-dimensional view of the world can only reveal the obvious...." "Were Karl Rove to read this book, I suspect he would be comforted."
Such praise for The Republican War on Sciencecomes from Daniel Sarewitz, of Arizona State University, in whose backyard I'll be speaking this evening. Maybe he'll come. Anyway, here are the details on the event tonight:
Wednesday, September 27 7:00 PM-8:30 PM Changing Hands Bookstore 6428 S. McClintock Drive Tempe, AZ 85283
I had a great event in Madison, WI, last night, by the way--among others, evolution historian Ronald Numbers was in the audience, as was Dietram Scheufele, a scholar who has great insight about communicating on scientific topics...