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Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud

By: Robert Park

230 pages, no illustrations

Oxford University Press USA

Paperback | Mar 2002 | #131531 | ISBN: 0198604432
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #109370 | ISBN: 0198507453
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About this book

Entertaining examination of the social, economic, and political forces that elicit or support flawed or fake science and sustain it in the face of often overwhelmingly contrary evidence.


Contents

IT'S NOT NEWS, IT'S ENTERTAINMENT; THE BELIEF GENE; PLACEBOS HAVE SIDE EFFECTS; THE VIRTUAL ASTRONAUT; THERE OUGHT TO BE A LAW; PERPETUUM MOBILE; CURRENTS OF FEAR; JUDGEMENT DAY; ONLY MUSHROOMS GROW IN THE DARK; HOW STRANGE IS THE UNIVERSE?; INDEX


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