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Harvard students, faculty and alumni arrive to meet with MIT protesters to continue thier march to the Boston Common for the March for Science Rally. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Harvard students, faculty and alumni arrive to meet with MIT protesters to continue thier march to the Boston Common for the March for Science Rally. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Those who deny the science behind climate change, vaccinations, and other important social issues have become a more vocal and influential group in recent years. Lee McIntyre is a philosopher of science, and his new book, "The Scientific Attitude: Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience," focuses on how to deal with a growing movement that rejects science outright.

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Lee McIntyre, research fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University, author of "The Scientific Attitude: Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience." He tweets @leecmcintyre.

This segment aired on June 13, 2019.

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