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Science, pseudo-science, and society
by Published for the Calgary Institute for the Humanities by Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1980. in Waterloo, Ont
Written in English
Papers presented at a conference sponsored by the Calgary Institute for the Humanities, held at the University of Calgary, May 10-12, 1979. Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Marsha P. Hanen, Margaret J. Osler, and Robert G. Weyant ; essays by Paul Thagard ... [et al.].. --|
|Contributions||Hanen, Marsha P., 1936-, Osler, Margaret J., 1942-, Weyant, Robert G., 1933-, Calgary Institute for the Humanities|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 303 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||303|
D oes the average citizen understand the difference between science and pseudoscience? A recent report on the state of public understanding in science conducted by the National Science Foundation1 suggests that belief in pseudoscience is widespread in : Julie Hall. This is a list of topics that have, either currently or in the past, been characterized as pseudoscience by academics or researchers. Detailed discussion of these topics may be found on their main pages. These characterizations were made in the context of educating the public about questionable or potentially fraudulent or dangerous claims and practices—efforts to define the nature of.
Pseudo-science and society in nineteenth-century America. Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Wrobel. Such pseudoscience crippled the advance of the real science in the U.S.S.R. for decades, taking its toll on the development of various fields such as agriculture. The "Scientific Creationists," tried to impose a theory on creation based on the book of Genesis in The Bible as an alternative to the theory of natural selection and evolution.
Differentiating Science From Pseudoscience: Cosmos And Culture Though it's hard to pin down what makes science science, certain criteria can help us spot pseudoscience when it . Scientific racism, sometimes termed biological racism, is a pseudoscientific belief that empirical evidence exists to support or justify racism (racial discrimination), racial inferiority, or racial superiority. Historically, scientific racism received credence throughout the scientific community, but it .
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A primary inspiration for the symposium on “Science, Pseudoscience, and Society” was a growing awareness of the crucial role the study of pseudo–science plays in the areas of contemporary scholarship which are concerned with the nature pseudo-science science and its relationship to broader social Science Marsha Hanen, Margaret Osler, Robert Weyant.
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This important exploration of the major nineteenth-century pseudo-sciences provides fresh perspectives on the American society of that era and on the history of the orthodox sciences, a number of which grew out of the fertile soil plowed by the by: 1.
Science, pseudo-science, and society. Waterloo, And society book Published for the Calgary Institute for the Humanities by Wilfrid Laurier University Press, (OCoLC) Description.
This volume collects the papers presented at a conference on “Science, Pseudo–science and Society,” sponsored by the Calgary Institute for the Humanities and held at the University of Calgary, May 10–12, Book January with 6 This volume collects the papers presented at a conference on "Science, Pseudo-science and Society," sponsored by the Calgary Institute for the Humanities and held.
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Contrasts various perspectives on science and anti-science including real science, pseudo-science, superstition, and scientism (such as the unlimited dreams of technocrats as expressed in the Star Wars program).Cited by: Genre/Form: Electronic books Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Hanen, Marsha.
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My library. Many of the faults of pseudo-science (and cargo-cult science) can be found in Social Sciences: the vague language, overuse of ad hoc maneuvers, etc. I sometimes worry that data interpretation is biased to reach a favorite conclusion and that questioning the conclusion & interpretation can be politically incorrect.