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|Description:||192 s. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction : the endarkenmentIntelligent design : Galileo and the Lynxes ; Galileo's gout ; Swift-boating Darwin : alternative and complementary science ; Homeostasis and the east windRed wine, ortolans, and chondroitin sulfate ; Cortisone and the burning cross ; The case of the floppy-eared rabbits ; Einstein and Jimmy Mac ; Baumol's curse ; From the patchwork mouse to patchwork data ; Alice James and rheumatic gout ; Lewis Thomas and the two cultures ; Rats, lice, and Zinsser ; Faith-based alternative medicine : Moses applies for a grant ; Reducing the Genome ; A nobel error ; The mother of us all : Boston City and the Thorndike ; Childish curiosity ; Jacques Loeb and stem cells ; Galton's prayer ; References ; Acknowledgments ; Index|
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Galileo's Gout: Science in an Age of Endarkenment
Review of Weissmann, G. (2007). Galileo's Gout: Science in an Age of Endarkenment. New York: Bellevue Literary Press.
Reviewer: Dr W. P. Palmer
This is an interesting and important book, but the reviews quoted on the cover of the book by the main reviewing journals...
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