Heavenly errors : misconceptions about the real nature of the universe / Neil F. Comins.

Author
Comins, Neil F., 1951- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Columbia University Press, 2001.
Description
xi, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233-236] and index.
Contents
  • 1. Fun in the Sun: Some Misconceptions Close to Home
  • 2. Blame It on Someone Else: External Origins of Incorrect Beliefs
  • 3. Creating Your Own Private Cosmos: Internal and Mixed Origins of Incorrect Beliefs
  • 4. Survival in a Misperceived World: How Well Did Our Ancestors Do Without Understanding Nature?
  • 5. Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Misconceptions Are Hard to Replace
  • 6. The Sage on the Stage or the Guide by Your Side: A Peek Behind the Effort to Help You Unlearn Misconceptions
  • 7. Let the Buyer Beware: How to Avoid Future Misconceptions
  • 8. Conflicts and Dangers: The Problems That Misconceptions Create
  • Epilogue: False Personal Cosmologies.
ISBN
0231116446 (acid-free paper)
LCCN
00050853
OCLC
45263894
RCP
C - O
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