Michael Shermer

Michael Shermer

Michael Shermer is an American science writer, historian of science, founder of The Skeptics Society, and editor-in-chief of its magazine Skepticwhich is largely devoted to investigating pseudoscientific and supernatural claims. The Skeptics Society currently has over 55,000 members. Shermer engages in debates on topics pertaining to pseudoscience and religion in which he emphasizes scientific skepticism.

Shermer is producer and co-host of the 13-hour Fox Family television series Exploring the Unknown which was broadcast in 1999. Since April 2001, he has been a monthly columnist for Scientific American magazine with his Skeptic column. He is also a scientific advisor to the American Council on Science and Health.

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Michael Shermer

Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality and Utopia

Skeptic: Viewing the World with a Rational Eye

The Moral Arc: How Science Makes Us Better People

The Believing Brain: From Spiritual Faiths to Political Convictions

The Mind of the Market: How Biology and Psychology Shape Our Economic Lives

Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design

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