SkeptiCamp NYC 2018 - Share the Apple of Knowledge     Our 10th Year!
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Brian Bagzis

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Biography: I work in construction management for my day job, but I have a degree in history and maintain an active interest in the humanities & social sciences. I'm the organizer for the Philadelphia chapter of Skeptics in the Pub, as well as being the founder & organizer of a nonpartisan political discussion group, Philadelphia Political Agnostics.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Proposed Session Title: Political Science & Political Myths
Session Description:
In this session, I'll go over some of the major findings in political science research listed in Hans Noel's paper "Ten Things Political Scientists Know That You Don't" and Christopher Achen & Larry Bartels' recent book "Democracy for Realists." As you'll see, political scientists have converged around some consensus views that conflict with commonly held "folk theories" about how our political system works.
Previous SkeptiCamp NYC Events: 2017, 2016

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