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Quantum leaps in the wrong direction : where real science ends-- and pseudoscience begins

Author: Charles M Wynn; Arthur W Wiggins; Sidney Harris
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"Quantum Leaps in the Wrong Direction" carefully deconstructs five examples of pseudoscience-UFOs, out-of-body experiences, astrology, creationism, and ESP- and gives easy recipes to test other  Read more...

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Wynn, Charles M.
Quantum leaps in the wrong direction.
Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, ©2001
(DLC) 2001024426
(OCoLC)46729417
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles M Wynn; Arthur W Wiggins; Sidney Harris
ISBN: 9780190620301 0190620307
OCLC Number: 958984853
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 187 pages)
Contents: The road to reality : scientific method --
Scientific reasoning in action --
The road to reality versus the road to illusion --
UFOs and the extraterrestrial life hypothesis --
Out-of-body experiences and entities --
The astrology hypothesis --
The creationism hypothesis --
Normal sensory perception, extrasensory perception, and psychokinesis --
Alternatives to medicine --
Reflections on the scientific approach to reality.
Responsibility: Charles M. Wynn and Arthur W. Wiggins ; with cartoons by Sidney Harris.

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