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Pseudoscience : a critical encyclopedia

Author: Brian Regal
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Regal, Brian.
Pseudoscience.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)760742613
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Regal
ISBN: 9780313355073 031335507X 9780313355080 0313355088
OCLC Number: 402541765
Description: xix, 191 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Brian Regal.
Local System Bib Number:
381027

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