The Skeptic Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience, Volumen 1

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Michael Shermer, Pat Linse
ABC-CLIO, 2002 - 903 páginas
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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

 

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Michael Shermer is editor and publisher of The Skeptic magazine, a regular columnist for Scientific American, and director of the Skeptic Society.

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