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The Encyclopedia of delusions : a critical scrutiny of current beliefs and conventions

Author: Ronald Duncan; Miranda Weston-Smith
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1981, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Duncan; Miranda Weston-Smith
ISBN: 0671423916 9780671423919
OCLC Number: 7556002
Notes: Revised edition of: Lying truths.
"A Wallaby book."
Description: vi, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Ronald Duncan and Miranda Weston-Smith --
Man is born free, and he is everywhere in chains / Colin Wilson --
The Right to work / Colin Wilson --
Merit is always recognised / Ronald Duncan --
Intended conduct and unintended consequences / Antony Flew --
Mass media assist communication / Miranda Weston-Smith --
The Cold War is over / Brian Crozier --
Broken eggs, but no omelette: Russia before the Revolution / Colin Welch --
Compulsory state education raises educational standards / Rhodes Boyson --
Education can change society? / Lewis Elton --
The Fallacy of environmentalism / H.D. Purcell --
A Bouquet of fallacies from medicine and medical science with a sideways glance at mathematics and logic / Sir Peter Medawar --
The Myth of mind control / Stuart Sutherland --
The Lying truths of psychiatry / Thomas Szasz --
Reality exists outside us? / P.C.W. Davies --
Science is objective / Sir Alan Cottrell --
You can prove anything with statistics / Otto R. Frisch --
The Gold effect / Raymond A. Lyttleton --
Nothing but ...? / Arthur Koestler --
Religion is a good thing / Sir Hermann Bondi --
Human beings desire happiness / Nicholas Mosley --
Charity begins at home / Peter Walker --
Novelty is the chief aim in Art / E.W.F. Tomlin.
Other Titles: Lying truths.
Responsibility: compiled by Ronald Duncan and Miranda Weston-Smith.

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