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Science, Pseudo-Science and Society.

Author: Marsha Hanen; Margaret Osler; Robert Weyant
Publisher: Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2000.
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Hanen, Marsha.
Science, Pseudo-Science and Society.
Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marsha Hanen; Margaret Osler; Robert Weyant
ISBN: 9780889207936 0889207933
OCLC Number: 923766190
Description: 1 online resource (314 pages)
Contents: ""TABLE OF CONTENTS""; ""FOREWORD""; ""ABOUT THE AUTHORS""; ""PREFACE""; ""INTRODUCTORY REMARKS""; ""I. THE PROBLEM OF DEMARCATION""; ""Resemblance, Correlation and Pseudoscience""; ""The Role of Psychological Explanations of the Rejection or Acceptance of Scientific Theories""; ""Parapsychology: Science or Pseudo-Science?""; ""Protoscience, Pseudoscience, Metaphors and Animal Magnetism""; ""Legal Science and Legal Justification""; ""II. THE IMPACT OF PSEUDO-SCIENCE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENCE""; ""The Influence of Alchemy on Newton"" ""S. T. Coleridge and the Human Sciences: Anthropology, Phrenology, and Mesmerism""""Evolution, Ethnology, and Poetic Fancy: Sir Daniel Wilson and Mid-Victorian Science""; ""III. SOCIAL DIMENSIONS OF SCIENCE AND PSEUDO-SCIENCE""; ""Aristotle and the New Philosophy: Stubbe Versus the Royal Society""; ""Deploying 'Pseudoscience': Then and Now""; ""Apocryphal Knowledge: The Misuse of Science""; ""CLOSING REMARKS""

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