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Science, good, bad, and bogus

Author: Martin Gardner
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1981.
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Gardner, Martin, 1914-
Science, good, bad, and bogus.
Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1981
(OCoLC)557488425
Online version:
Gardner, Martin, 1914-2010.
Science, good, bad, and bogus.
Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1981
(OCoLC)631149634
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gardner
ISBN: 0879751444 9780879751449
OCLC Number: 9201478
Description: xvii, 408 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part One: 1. Hermit Scientists --
2. "Bourgeois Idealism" in Soviet Nuclear Physics --
3. The Ars Magna of Ramon Lull --
4. Some Trends in Pseudoscience --
5. Minifesto of the Institute of General Eclectics --
6. Dermo-optical Perception: A Peek Down the Nose --
7. Targ's ESP Teaching Machine --
8. Magic and the Paraphysics --
9. The Irrelevance of Conan Doyle --
10. Great Fakes Science --
11. Fliess, Freud, and Biorhythm --
12. A Skeptic's View of Parapsychology --
13. Einstein and ESP --
14. A Second Einstein ESP Letter --
15. Geller, Gulls, and Nitinol --
16. The Extraordinary Mental Bending of Professor Taylor --
17. Quantum Theory and Quack Theory --
18. Tart's Failed Replication --
Part Two: 19. "ESP: A Scientific Evaluation" --
20. "Ideas in Conflict" --
21. "ESP, Seers and Psychics" --
22."The Roots of Coincidence" --
23. "Arthur Ford" --
24. "The Preachers" --
25. "Uri" and "Arigo" --
26. "The New Nonsense" and "Supersenses" --
27. "Superminds" and "The Magic of Uri Geller" --
28. "Powers of Mind" --
29. "The Gift of Inner Healing" --
30. "Mind-Reach" and "The Search for Superman" --
31. "Learning to Use Extrasensory Perception" --
32. Seven Books on Black Holes --
33. "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" --
34. "Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television" --
35. Four Books on Catastrophe Theory --
36. "The Dancing Wu Li Masters" and "Lifetide" --
37. "Broca's Brain" --
38. Two Books on Talking Apes.
Responsibility: Martin Gardner.

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