The world haunted by demons: the science seen as a candle is not
The book deals with the dissemination and defence of science, its importance and its scientific method in 25 Chapters.He take part in the justification of science and rationality trying to legitimize the human condition describing it as "good in itself," and the process of understanding the world can not be denied by a mere whim arbitrary.A wide argument is used in the book illustrating the defense and showing that the author makes the science.Emerges the fighting of "science that there is" emphasizing the scientific method in contrast to exalted passion, feature common.Shows typical sense of the possible reasons for maintaining such beliefs not science in society that present themselves as cultural and biological legacy of the distant ancestors, crucial to the survival of the human species, however, can not act as traps for the discernment when is not recognized.Notes that science is giving up more than abandon technologies, is the same as denying a condition inherent in the human being is the rationality and consequently, the possibility to know. Does democracy as a spring lever for progress development of science is worthy of admiration and improvement. The title and description of the sub-title, have exactly the idea that the clarity or lighting, would be the result of the process and progress of opposition science.A of mystical and any possibility of "knowledge" not permeated by rational scientific thought - occurs a kind of demystification basic feature of positivism and "cientificismo" east.The commitment of the author with science occurs in the broader context of confidence and hope that "tool". The only way science as "solid" of knowledge about the world , And manipulation of the same practice for life, proves its legitimacy and its ability to be taken seriously, with the results apply in everyday life and in the laboratory: It simplifies the world making it more "accessible" and creates tools that enable run tasks more effectively.