Pseudoscience: A Critical Encyclopedia
  • Pseudoscience: A Critical Encyclopedia
  • Pseudoscience: A Critical Encyclopedia

Pseudoscience: A Critical Encyclopedia

by Brian Regal
     
 

ISBN-10: 031335507X

ISBN-13: 9780313355073

Pub. Date: 10/30/2009

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

More than just a collection of factual entries, this rich resource explores the difference between scientific and pseudoscientific pursuits in a way that spurs readers to ask questions and formulate answers.

• 124 entries, from alchemy and alien abductions to yetis and zombies, that continually focus readers on the true nature of legitimate scientific

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More than just a collection of factual entries, this rich resource explores the difference between scientific and pseudoscientific pursuits in a way that spurs readers to ask questions and formulate answers.

• 124 entries, from alchemy and alien abductions to yetis and zombies, that continually focus readers on the true nature of legitimate scientific methods and findings

• An introductory essay, drawing on the work of genuine historians and philosophers of science, offering guidelines for assessing topics in pseudoscience

• 40 original line drawings created specifically for this reference, depicting key individuals, creatures, artifacts, and more

• An extensive bibliography of current and classic works on the full range of pseudoscience topics covered in this volume

• An index that makes it easy to locate specific topics, terms, names, and ideas

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313355073
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/30/2009
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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