Pseudoscience : a critical encyclopedia (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Pseudoscience : a critical encyclopedia Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Pseudoscience : a critical encyclopedia

Author: Brian Regal
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
More than just a collection of factual entries, this resource explores the difference between scientific and pseudoscientific pursuits. Turning metals into gold, reading head bumps for personality clues, finding water in the ground with a stick; at some point, all of these were considered legitimate scientific practices. But efforts to pass similar activities off as genuinely scientific are by no means confined to a  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Regal, Brian.
Pseudoscience.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009023703
(OCoLC)402541765
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Regal
ISBN: 9780313355080 0313355088
OCLC Number: 894803151
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2014. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 191 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Brian Regal.
More information:

Abstract:

More than just a collection of factual entries, this rich resource explores the difference between scientific and pseudoscientific pursuits in a way that spurs readers to ask questions and formulate  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This book is designed to get general readers and students in the middle grades and up thinking about the difference between scientific and pseudoscientific pursuits, whether the term 'pseudoscience' Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.