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Confessions of a Climate Sceptic By Vincent Gray
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This book shows how one scientist has reached the stage of being an unrelenting critic of the distortion of science by the supposed damaging influence of emissions of carbon dioxide. It provides... More > details of my early life in London, of my scientific career at Cambridge University, and my experiences in Britain, France, Canada China and New Zealand, which provide the credentials for my current stand. I decided early on that I would strive to develop scientific and technological advances in industry. I have worked on petroleum, plastics, paint, adhesives and wetting, timber, coal, forensic science and building materials, plus two episodes of teaching. These studies are published in the major journals, as patents, and in chapters of books.. My publications on the climate range from papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, articles on the World Wide Web, and two long series of Newsletters.< Less
The Sceptical Poltergeist & The Doubtful Phantom By John E.L. Tenney, J.D. Beresford
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In this short volume you will find The Sceptical Poltergeist, by J.D. Beresford reprinted in complete and unabridged form from the original 1922 text, as well as an all new short story The Doubtful... More > Phantom by John E.L. Tenney printed here for the first time.< Less
What the Sceptics say about Magnets By John Bain
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Volume 6 of the Magnet Chronicles. This is a series of sceptical reviews of the major published sceptical articles about magnotherapy and magnetic fuel & water conditioning.
Stoic Six Pack 4: The Sceptics By Diogenes Laërtius et al.
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A sextet of sceptic texts has been collected in Stoic Six Pack 4 – The Sceptics: Pyrrhonic Sketches by Sextus Empiricus, Life of Pyrrho by Diogenes Laërtius, Sextus Empiricus and Greek... More > Scepticism by Mary Mills Patrick, The Greek Sceptics: from Pyrrho to Sextus by Norman MacColl Stoics and Sceptics by Edwyn Bevan and Life of Carneades by Diogenes Laërtius.< Less
Stoic Six Pack 4: The Sceptics By Diogenes Laërtius et al.
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A sextet of sceptic texts has been collected in Stoic Six Pack 4 – The Sceptics: Pyrrhonic Sketches by Sextus Empiricus, Life of Pyrrho by Diogenes Laërtius, Sextus Empiricus and Greek... More > Scepticism by Mary Mills Patrick, The Greek Sceptics: from Pyrrho to Sextus by Norman MacColl, Stoics and Sceptics by Edwyn Bevan and Life of Carneades by Diogenes Laërtius. A key concept for the sceptics was ataraxia ("tranquility"), a Greek term used by Pyrrho to describe a lucid state of robust tranquility, characterized by ongoing freedom from distress and worry. By applying ideas of what he called "practical skepticism" to Ethics and to life in general, Pyrrho concluded that ataraxia could be achieved. Arriving at a state of ataraxia became the ultimate goal of the early Skeptikoi.< Less
Climate Change Scepticism - A Layman's Guide By Iain Aitken
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The purpose of this book is to synthesise the key arguments of climate change sceptics and so help the lay reader form his or her own opinion about whether or not (for various scientific, economic,... More > environmental, political and moral reasons) it is reasonable to be sceptical about man-made climate change.< Less
Esalen's Resident Alien: Secular Sceptic in a Utopian Community By The Gestalt Legacy Project
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This is an interview of Seymour Carter conducted by Ken Dychtwald at Esalen Institute.
Esalen's Resident Alien: Secular Sceptic in a Utopian Community By The Gestalt Legacy Project
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This is an interview of Seymour Carter by Ken Dychtwald at Esalen Institute.
Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous in Opposition to Sceptics and Atheists By George Berkeley
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Berkeley (/ˈbɑːrklɪ/; 12 March... More > 1685 – 14 January 1753) — known as Bishop Berkeley (Bishop of Cloyne) — was an Anglo-Irish philosopher whose primary achievement was the advancement of a theory he called "immaterialism" (later referred to as "subjective idealism" by others). This theory denies the existence of material substance and instead contends that familiar objects like tables and chairs are only ideas in the minds of perceivers, and as a result cannot exist without being perceived. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Berkeley< Less
Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous, In Opposition to Sceptics and Atheists By George Berkeley
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Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous is a book written by George Berkeley in 1713. Three important concepts discussed in the Three Dialogues are perceptual relativity, the... More > conceivability/master argument ("master argument" was coined by André Gallois[1]), and Berkeley's phenomenalism. Perceptual relativity argues that the same object can appear to have different characteristics (e.g. shape) depending on the observer's perspective. Since objective features of objects cannot change without an inherent change in the object itself, shape must not be an objective feature.< Less