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At the fringes of science : with a new epilogue

Author: Michael W Friedlander
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. ; Oxford : Westview, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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In this fascinating and engaging book, Michael Friedlander offers the first careful look at the shadowlands of science, examining the hard cases and explaining how one may differentiate science from  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael W Friedlander
ISBN: 0813390605 9780813390604
OCLC Number: 42309381
Notes: Repr. with new epilogue. - Previous ed.: 1995.
Description: xiii, 202 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: * Science and Its Imitators * Oldies but Goodies * Hesitant RevolutionsSuccessful and Failed * Science and Its Practice * The Machinery of Science * Respectable Maverick Ideas * Walking on Water or Skating on Thin Ice * Tabloid Science * Pscience * Fraud: Yes, No, and Maybe * Political Pseudoscience * Taking Stock * Responding to Fringe Science
Responsibility: Michael W. Friedlander.

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