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Fads and fallacies in the name of science

Author: Martin Gardner
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1957.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gardner, Martin, 1914-
Fads and fallacies in the name of science.
New York, Dover Publications [1957]
(OCoLC)594772335
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gardner
ISBN: 0486203948 9780486203942
OCLC Number: 233892
Notes: "A revised and expanded edition of the work first published in 1952 under the title In the name of science."
Description: 363 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: In the name of science --
Flat and hollow --
Monsters of doom --
The Forteans --
Flying saucers --
Zig-zag-and-swirl --
Down with Einstein! --
Sir Isaac Babson --
Dowsing rods and doodlebugs --
Under the microscope --
Geology versus Genesis --
Lysenkoism --
Apologists for hate --
Atlantis and Lemuria --
The Great Pyramid --
Medical cults --
Medical quacks --
Food faddists --
Throw away your glasses! --
Eccentric sexual theories --
Orgonomy --
Dianetics --
General semantics, etc. --
From bumps to handwriting --
ESP and PK --
Bridley Murphy and other matters.
Other Titles: In the name of science
Responsibility: Martin Gardner.

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