Wednesday, February 8, 2017

New Book Recommendation: How to think about weird things: Critical thinking for a new age


Each week recent purchases are placed on the new book displays inside the library, and eBooks are made immediately available to use. You can view and subscribe to the New Library Books list online. For instructions on how to borrow an eBook by downloading it; check out our eBook LibGuide. Some eBooks require logging in with your JCU username and password; additional software will need to be installed to download books to a digital bookshelf. Most eBooks can be read online without downloading extra software.

A book title of interest is: How to think about weird things: Critical thinking for a new age by Theodore Schick Jnr and Lewis Vaughn
Call number 001.901 SCH

An extract from the book states:
This book is for you who have stared into the night sky or dark recesses of a room, hairs raised on the back of your neck, eyes wide, faced with an experience you couldn't explain but about which you have never stopped wondering, "Was it real?" It's for you who have read and heard about UFOs, psychic phenomea, time travel, out-of-body experiences, ghosts, monsters, astrology, reincarnation, mysticism, acupuncture, iridology, incredible experiments in quantum physics, and a thousand other extrordinary things, and asked, "Is it true?"

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