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Specter, Michael

Overview
Works: 30 works in 66 publications in 3 languages and 2,725 library holdings
Genres: Literature  Educational films  Internet videos  Essays  Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Panel discussions 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, wpr, Interviewer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael Specter
 
Most widely held works by Michael Specter
Denialism : how irrational thinking hinders scientific progress, harms the planet, and threatens our lives by Michael Specter( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assessment of the ways in which the scientific community is mistrusted cites the consequences of such fear-based behaviors as the avoidance of vaccines, the banning of genetically modified crops, and the denouncement of the pharmaceutical industry
Denialism by Michael Specter( )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specter fervently argues that people are turning away from new technologies and engaging in a kind of magical thinking that is hindering scientific progress
The best American science and nature writing 2013( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents fictional and non-fictional stories written by American authors that discuss topics in science and nature
The best American science and nature writing 2015 by Rebecca Skloot( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of nature and science essays published in American periodicals in 2014
TEDTalks : Michael Specter - The Danger of Science Denial( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vaccine-autism claims, "Frankenfood" bans, the herbal cure craze: all point to the public's growing fear (and, often, outright denial) of science and reason, says Michael Specter. He warns that the trend spells disaster for human progress
The making of Fantastic Mr. Fox : an American Empirical picture by Wes Anderson by Michael Specter( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the 2009 motion picture "Fantastic Mr. Fox," based on Roald Dahl's book of the same name, featuring storyboards, notes, and sketches, examining the construction of the puppet characters, and including interviews with Dahl's widow Liccy, director Wes Anderson, and voice characters Eric Anderson and Jason Schwartzman
Denialism : how irrational thinking harms the planet and threatens our lives by Michael Specter( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assessment of the ways in which the scientific community is mistrusted cites the consequences of such fear-based behaviors as the avoidance of vaccines, the banning of genetically modified crops, and the denouncement of the pharmaceutical industry
The fashion questionnaire( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fashion questionnaires answered by Thom Browne, Ennio Capasa, Pierre Cardin, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Roberto Cavalli, Alber Elbaz, Diane von Furstenberg, John Galliano, Carolina Herrera, Tommy Hilfiger, Donna Karan, Michael Kors, Karl Lagerfeld, Catherine Malandrino, Nicole Miller, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Rucci, Sonia Rykiel, Olivier Theyskens, Isabel Toledo, and Valentino
Denialism : the dangers of irrational thinking and ignoring science experts by Michael Specter( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assessment of the ways in which the scientific community is mistrusted cites the consequences of such fear-based behaviors as the avoidance of vaccines, the banning of genetically modified crops, and the denouncement of the pharmaceutical industry
Creating synthetic life / your questions answered / produced by CBS Eye too Productions for Science Channel ; directors, Chip Colley, Steve Besner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating synthetic life : your questions answered: Paula Zahn hosts a discussion on the breakthrough and its profound implications for our future
Denialism : how irrational thinking prevents scientific progress, harms the planet and threatens our lives by Michael Specter( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In today's world we encounter such an abundance of confusing and conflicting information regarding what to do and what not to do, what to eat and what not to eat, what is safe and what is harmful, that it is often difficult to know what is true and what is not. In Denialism, Michael Specter delivers a frank and unflinching examination of the irrationality at the heart of the scare mongering and pseudo-science that stand in the way of progress and argues against modern scepticism of science and for a return to rationality. Tackling a broad range of contentious topics including genetically-modi
Fashion, le questionnaire( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in French and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oracle of Crown Heights : Rabbi Menachem Schneerson by Michael Specter( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The designer : Miuccia Prada's problem with fashion by Michael Specter( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Decoding Iceland : the next big medical breakthrough may result from one scientist's battle to map the Viking gene pool by Michael Specter( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The best American science writing, 2011( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics
Mice against ticks : a panel discussion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"A community-guided project to fight lyme on MV at the Katharine Cornell Theater. A public presentation about Mice Against Ticks, a community-guided project which aims to reduce the number of disease-carrying ticks on Martha's Vineyard by enlisting our local white-footed mice. This panel discussion was about community-guided science and the ethical implications of altering our shared environment to reduce tick-borne disease."-- disc container cover
Denialism by Michael Specter( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In today's world we encounter such an abundance of confusing and conflicting information regarding what to do and what not to do, what to eat and what not to eat, what is safe and what is harmful, that it is often difficult to know what is true and what is not. In Denialism, Michael Specter delivers a frank and unflinching examination of the irrationality at the heart of the scare mongering and pseudo-science that stand in the way of progress and argues against modern scepticism of science and for a return to rationality. Tackling a broad range of contentious topics including genetically-modi
Denialism - how irrational thinking hinders scientific progress, harms the by Michael Specter( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A reporter at large : miracle in a bottle, dietary supplements are unregulated some are unsafe - and americans can't get enough of them by Michael Specter( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Michael Specter Amerikaans journalist

Michael Specter periodista estauxunidense

Спектер, Майкл

마이클 스펙터(Michael Specter)

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