Lee McIntyre, Ph.D.

Lee McIntyre, Ph.D., Research Fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University and Instructor in Ethics at Harvard Extension School. Lee McIntyre's homepage

Dr. McIntyre is the author of several books for general readers, the most recent of which is How to Talk to a Science Denier (MIT Press, 2021). He discussed this newest work on March 08, 2021 on SftPublic's Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations program

On June 19, 2019, he discussed his book The Scientific Attitude. and of his two earlier books related to scientific reasoning on SftPublic's program, Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations.

Lee McIntyre's work is especially important in this era. Although science and scientific reasoning have contributed so much to the progress of humanity, there is a worrisome resurgence of anti-reason and rejection of scientific obvious facts. These challenges call for a mental adjustment: the scientific attitude. Dr, McIntyre explains how to adapt that attitude and why it is necessary today.

05/14/19 Lee McIntyre Flat Earthers, and the Rise of Science Denial in America | Opinion