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Author Lynch, Michael P. (Michael Patrick), 1966-
Title In praise of reason / Michael P. Lynch.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2012]

Author Lynch, Michael P. (Michael Patrick), 1966-
Subject Reason.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 166 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Hope and reason -- Neither slave nor master: reason, intuition and emotion -- "Nothing but dreams and smoke" -- Reasons end: tradition and common sense -- The "sacred tradition of humanity" -- Truth and the pathos of distance.
Summary A spirited defense of the relevance of reason for an era of popular skepticism over such matters as climate change, vaccines, and evolution.
ISBN 026230113X (electronic bk.)
9780262301138 (electronic bk.)
9780262017220 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0262017229 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613594471
OCLC # 782108087
Additional Format Print version: Lynch, Michael P. (Michael Patrick), 1966- In praise of reason. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2012 9780262017220 (DLC) 2011038298 (OCoLC)754389845

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