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How to behave virtuously in an irrational world — Part I

Arete, or Virtue, at the Library of Celsus at Ephesus, photo by the Author

[This essay was recently published in the journal Disputatio. I present here a version adapted to a more general public because I think it may be of interest.]

Introduction: the problem with pseudoscience is not that people are stupid

I have been active in the area of science popularization, and in particular in public outreach about…




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