Skeptics Society

Skeptics Society

Die Skeptics Society ist eine US-amerikanische Organisation der Skeptikerbewegung, deren selbsterklärtes Ziel die Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Denkens ist. Gegründet 1992, zählte sie 2008 über 55.000 Mitglieder weltweit. Ihr Gründer ist Michael Shermer. Die Skeptics Society beschäftigt sich mit Phänomenen, die sie als Pseudowissenschaften betrachtet, beispielsweise Kreationismus, PSI, Hellsehen sowie Holocaustleugnung.

Veröffentlichungen (Auswahl)

  • Skeptisches Jahrbuch III: Heilungsversprechen - Zwischen Versuch und Irrtum. Hrsg. Michael Shermer, Benno Maidhof-Christig, Lee Traynor. Berlin: IBDK Verlag, 2000
  • Endzeittaumel: Propheten, Prognosen, Propaganda. Hrsg. Michael Shermer, Benno Maidhof-Christig, Lee Traynor. Berlin: IBDK Verlag, 1998
  • Argumente und Kritik: Skeptisches Jahrbuch. Rassismus, die Leugnung des Holocaust, AIDS ohne HIV und andere fragwürdige Behauptungen. Hrsg. Michael Shermer, Benno Maidhof-Christig, Lee Traynor. Berlin: IBDK Verlag, 1997

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