The Skeptic Encyclopedia Of Pseudoscience

The Skeptic Encyclopedia Of Pseudoscience

by Michael Shermer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1576076539

ISBN-13: 9781576076538

Pub. Date: 11/01/2002

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

A thorough, objective, and balanced analysis of the most prominent controversies made in the name of science—from the effectiveness of proposed medical treatments to the reality of supernatural claims.

• Includes over 100 entries about pseudoscientific subjects like the Bermuda Triangle, handwriting analysis, and the health hazards of electromagnetic

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A thorough, objective, and balanced analysis of the most prominent controversies made in the name of science—from the effectiveness of proposed medical treatments to the reality of supernatural claims.

• Includes over 100 entries about pseudoscientific subjects like the Bermuda Triangle, handwriting analysis, and the health hazards of electromagnetic fields and cell phones

• Presents 35 case studies and investigations from The Skeptic magazine about topics ranging from police psychics and recovered memory therapy to Atlantis and witchcraft

• Includes classic primary documents such as "Whatever Happened to N-Rays?," Edward Condon's "Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects," and Benjamin Franklin's report on animal magnetism

• Includes over 60 contributors including scholars, psychologists, trial attorneys, and others

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576076538
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Pages:
932
Product dimensions:
7.32(w) x 10.34(h) x 2.27(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

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