Giving the Devil his Due: Reflections of a Scientific Humanist

Author: Michael Shermer

Editor’s note:This book is for all readers who care about science and reason, humanism and secularism, the progress of humanity, and the advancement of morals and values. It also advocates for the protection and continued expansion of human rights, such as civil rights, women’s rights, LGBT+ rights, and animal rights. Read more

‘… a detailed roadmap for thinking well and clearly about interesting and challenging ideas. This vivid, erudite, broad, and deep collection of essays is marvelously written – so much so that, as you finish one essay, you cannot resist starting the next. And the range – from ancient civilizations to the colonization of Mars, from free speech on campus to gun control in cities – is as astonishing as it is engaging.’ Nicholas A. Christakis, MD, Ph.D, author of Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society

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