The skeptic encyclopedia of pseudoscience

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ABC-Clio , Santa Barbara, Calif, Oxford
Curiosities and wonders -- Encyclop
StatementMichael Shermer, editor.
GenreEncyclopedias.
ContributionsShermer, Michael.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (900 p.) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18380420M
ISBN 101576076539
OCLC/WorldCa48978203

The Skeptic Encyclopedia Of Pseudoscience is a necessary corrective to the narrow, one-sided presentation of paranormal and religious claims which so totally dominates our culture and society. The gullibility of Americans concerning paranormal and religious claims has /5(3).

Edited by Michael Shermer, editor and publisher of The Skeptic magazine, this truly unique work provides a comprehensive introduction to the most prominent pseudoscientific claims made in the name of "science." Covering the popular, the academic, and the bizarre, the encyclopedia includes everything from alien abductions to the Bermuda Triangle, crop circles, Feng Shui, an/5.

Edited by Michael Shermer, editor and publisher of The Skeptic magazine, this truly unique work provides a comprehensive introduction to the most prominent pseudoscientific claims made in the name of "science." Covering the popular, the academic, and the bizarre, the encyclopedia includes everything from alien abductions to the Bermuda Triangle, crop circles, Feng Shui, and near-death 5/5(1).

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The Skeptic encyclopedia of pseudoscience. Volume One. [Michael Shermer;] -- For decades, the Skeptics Society has been examining supernatural and extrascientific claims and publishing their findings in "Skeptic Magazine. This two-volume set covers prominent controversies.

Author Info. Michael Shermer is editor and publisher of The Skeptic magazine, a regular columnist for Scientific American, and director of the Skeptic Society. Reviews/Endorsements Reviews "[T]he treatment afforded the topics covered in this encyclopedia is serious The Skeptic Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience is one of those sets in which the fascination value may equal its.

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Is there any truth to alien abduction and cold fusion, recovered memories and conspiracy [ ]. The Skeptic Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience is a collection of articles that discuss the Skeptics Society's scientific findings of investigations into popular pseudoscientific and supernatural claims.

It has been called "a 2-volume set with an attitude." The editor, Michael Shermer, director of the Skeptics Society, pulled together articles originally published in Skeptic magazine with some. The book deals with many topics in pseudo science, from the standard Bigfoot and UFO faire, through the crazy explanations of crop circles and hypnosis on to things that may be legitimate science in some cases, but where pseudo scientists latch onto them and turn them into something that isn t as much science as an aspect of some kind of crazed Reviews: 6.

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For example, in The Skeptic's Dictionary (), Robert Todd defines "pseudoscience" as a "set of ideas based on theories put forth as scientific when they are not scientific." Todd implies that the distinction between science and nonscience is clear-cut; he elsewhere implies that a good skeptic would spot dubious evidence and would not fall.The Skeptic's Dictionary is a collection of cross-referenced skeptical essays by Robert Todd Carroll, published on his website and in a printed book.

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