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The Pseudoscience Wars

Pub Date : 2012-09-26 | Author : Michael D. Gordin | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226304427
ISBN 13 : 0226304426

Recounts the works of Immanuel Velikovsky and the controversies surrounding it, discussing his influence on the counterculture and debates with such luminaries as Carl Sagan...


The Pseudoscience Wars

Pub Date : 2012-09-17 | Author : Michael D. Gordin | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226304434
ISBN 13 : 0226304434

Properly analyzed, the collective mythological and religious writings of humanity reveal that around 1500 BC, a comet swept perilously close to Earth, triggering widespread natural..


The Pseudoscience Wars

Pub Date : 2013-08-14 | Author : Michael D. Gordin | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 022610172X
ISBN 13 : 9780226101729

Properly analyzed, the collective mythological and religious writings of humanity reveal that around 1500 BC, a comet swept perilously close to Earth, triggering widespread natural..


Philosophy Of Pseudoscience

Pub Date : 2013-08-16 | Author : Massimo Pigliucci | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226051826
ISBN 13 : 022605182X

What sets the practice of rigorously tested, sound science apart from pseudoscience? In this volume, the contributors seek to answer this question, known to philosophers of science..



Scientific Babel

Pub Date : 2015-04-13 | Author : Michael D. Gordin | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226000329
ISBN 13 : 022600032X

English is the language of science today. No matter which languages you know, if you want your work seen, studied, and cited, you need to publish in English. But that hasn’t alwa..


Nonsense On Stilts

Pub Date : 2010-05-15 | Author : Massimo Pigliucci | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226667874
ISBN 13 : 0226667871

Recent polls suggest that fewer than 40 percent of Americans believe in Darwin’s theory of evolution, despite it being one of science’s best-established findings. More and more..