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Michael Shermer

Michael Brant Shermer, PhD is an American science writer, historian of science, founder of The Skeptics Society, and Editor in Chief of its magazine 'Skeptic', which is largely devoted to investigating pseudoscientific and supernatural claims. The Skeptics Society currently has over 55,000 members. Wikipedia*

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Michael Shermer has 22 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Forum as an Executive Director for the Skeptics Society. The year with the most videos was 2004 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 3,679 views per program. Most appearances with David Boaz (3), Peter Slen (2), Jeffrey M. Schwartz (2). Most common tags: Science & Technology, Religious Issues, Values and Ethics.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1992 - Present Founding Publisher, [Skeptic] Magazine Videos: 7 c. January 1, 1999 - Present Executive Director, Skeptics Society Videos: 15

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Skeptic</em>

    Skeptic

    Michael Shermer, founder of Skeptic magazine, talked about his book Skeptic: Viewing the World with a Rational Eye, a collection of…

  • <em>The Moral Arc</em>

    The Moral Arc

    Michael Shermer talked about his book The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity toward Truth, Justice, and…

  • Panel Discussion on Science Writing

    Panel Discussion on Science Writing

    Amir Alexander, Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World; Michael Benson, Cosmigraphics: Picturing…

  • <em>The Moral Arc</em>

    The Moral Arc

    Michael Shermer talked about his book The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity toward Truth, Justice, and…

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