Robert Todd Carroll (born 1945), Ph.D., is an American writer and academic. "PhD" redirects here for other uses see PhD (disambiguation. Until his retirement in 2007 he was a professor of philosophy at Sacramento City College. Philosophy is the study of general problems concerning matters such as existence knowledge truth beauty justice validity mind and language Sacramento City College ( SCC) is a two-year Community college located in Sacramento, California. Carroll has written several books and skeptical essays.
A longtime advocate of atheism, scientific skepticism, and critical thinking, in 1994 he set up the Skeptic's Dictionary online. Atheism Scientific skepticism or rational skepticism ( also spelled scepticism) sometimes referred to as skeptical inquiry, is a scientific or practical Critical thinking consists of mental processes of discernment, Analysis and Evaluation. It initially consisted of fewer than fifty articles, mostly on logical fallacies and pseudoscience. A fallacy is a component of an Argument which being demonstrably flawed in its Logic or form renders the argument invalid in whole Pseudoscience is defined as a body of knowledge methodology belief or practice that is claimed to be Scientific or made to appear scientific but does not adhere to the The site has now grown to several hundred articles -- including many on the paranormal and the supernatural -- and attracts over a million visitors per month. The term supernatural or supranatural ( Latin: super, supra "above" + natura "nature" pertains to entities events  Entries from the dictionary have been translated into more than a dozen languages.
His views have attracted numerous interviews from mainstream media and from skeptical groups, such as the a local newspaper the Davis Enterprise, the New England Skeptical Society, and Media Man Australia. Davis is a city in Yolo County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento &ndash The New England Skeptical Society (NESS is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting science and reason 
- Becoming a Critical Thinker — A Guide for the New Millennium, 2nd ed. , ISBN 0-536-85934-5.
- The Skeptic's Dictionary: A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions, John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 0-471-27242-6. John Wiley & Sons Inc, also referred to as Wiley, is a global Publishing company that markets its products to professionals and consumers students and instructors
- The Common-sense Philosophy of Religion of Bishop Edward Stillingfleet 1635-1699, ISBN 90-247-1647-0. Edward Stillingfleet ( April 17, 1635 – March 27, 1699) was a British theologian. (1974 doctoral dissertation, under the direction of Richard Popkin, University of California at San Diego). Richard H Popkin ( December 27, 1923 &mdash April 14, 2005) was one of the most influential historians of philosophy of the second half of the The University of California San Diego (popularly known as UC San Diego or UCSD) is a public Research university in San Diego, California
Articles and essays
- Skeptical Essays by Carroll
- Swift: Online Newsletter of the JREF James Randi Educational Foundation newsletter written by Carroll, March 17, 2006
- Pranks, Frauds, and Hoaxes from Around the World by Carroll, Skeptical Inquirer, July 2004
- Critical Thinking and Control Groups by Carroll for Inquiring Minds, a CSICOP website
- What if Gary Schwartz is right? by Carroll on Gary Schwartz, at Freethinker, mukto-mona. The James Randi Educational Foundation ( JREF) is a Fort Lauderdale Florida Non-profit organization founded in 1996 by magician and The Skeptical Inquirer is a bimonthly American Magazine published by the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI with the subtitle The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry ( CSI) formerly known as the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal ( CSICOP) is a Gary E Schwartz, PhD is a professor of Psychology who teaches courses in psychology in the departments of Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry com, a Bengali humanist website
- Author attempts to debunk angels, other 'strange beliefs', article by Elisabeth Sherwin for the Davis Enterprise of Davis, California
- Keep on Doubting by Roy Herbert, New Scientist Print Edition, Nov. Davis is a city in Yolo County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento &ndash Davis is a city in Yolo County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento &ndash New Scientist is a weekly International science magazine and website covering recent developments in science and technology for a general English -speaking 22, 2003
- The Incomplete Skeptic by Gary Jason, Liberty, Oct. Liberty is a leading Libertarian journal founded in 1987 by R 2005
- The Skeptic's Dictionary critical response by Richard Milton
- Co-opting Alternative Medicine - The Psychology of Alternative Medicine by Terrence J. Sandbek, Bay Area Skeptics, references Carroll
The James Randi Educational Foundation ( JREF) is a Fort Lauderdale Florida Non-profit organization founded in 1996 by magician and
- Interview with Carroll by Perry DeAngelis, the New England Skeptical Society interviews the author of the premier dictionary for skeptics, Oct. The New England Skeptical Society (NESS is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting science and reason 1, 2002
- Interview with Bob Carrol by Greg Tingle, Media Man Australia, Apr. 24, 2003
- Audio interview biography Interview: w/Bob Carroll of Skepdic episode information Direct mp3 download by Skepticality, official podcast of The Skeptics Society's Skeptic magazine, Aug. Skepticality is the official bimonthly Podcast of The Skeptics Society 's Skeptic magazine A podcast is a series of audio or Video digital-media files which is distributed over the Internet by syndicated Download The Skeptics Society is a Nonprofit, member-supported organization devoted to promoting Scientific skepticism and resisting the spread of Pseudoscience 23, 2005
- The Scary QLink and Bob Carroll from TAM 4 by Skepticality, Feb. 3, 2006; The Amaz!ng Meeting 4
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