Plagues of the Mind: The New Epidemic of False Knowledge (Hardcover)

The New Epidemic of False Knowledge

By Bruce S. Thornton

Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 9781882926343, 303pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 1999



Mass literacy, mass communication, and the Internet have all increased the amount of information available. But false knowledge still abounds. Taking cues from Sir Thomas Browne, the English Renaissance skeptic, this title examines a host of contemporary errors in thinking and offers a powerful explanation of why they occur.