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Ideas Roadshow : Science and Pseudoscience

Author: Howard Burton; Films Media Group,; Open Agenda Publishing,
Publisher: Open Agenda Publishing, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Michael Gordin of Princeton University speaks with Howard Burton about how the strange case of Immanuel Velikovsky serves as an ideal example of the often wobbly line between science and pseudoscience in both society and academe.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Educational films
Additional Physical Format: Digital transfer of (manifestation):
Open Agenda Publishing, 2015
Named Person: Michael D Gordin; Immanuel Velikovsky; Immanuel Velikovsky
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Burton; Films Media Group,; Open Agenda Publishing,
OCLC Number: 931095596
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 14, 2015.
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, October 1 2015).
Target Audience: 12 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 2 min., 55 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Introduction: Science and Pseudoscience (0:56) --
Why Velikovski (5:49) --
Einstein and Testability (4:40) --
Peer Review and Objectivity (7:18) --
Energy Man Establishes His Domain (7:06) --
What Is Science, Anyway: Popperian Falsifiability and the Failure of Bright Lines (7:41) --
What Is Science, Anyway: Defending Scientific Consensus as a Standard (2:50) --
Fringe Benefits (5:31) --
Better Science (11:30) --
Learning from History? (8:36) --
Credits: Ideas Roadshow: Science and Pseudoscience (0:49).
Other Titles: Science and Pseudoscience
Responsibility: Open Agenda Publishing.

Abstract:

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Michael Gordin of Princeton University speaks with Howard Burton about how the strange case of Immanuel Velikovsky serves as an ideal example of the often wobbly line between science and pseudoscience in both society and academe.

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