Science, good, bad, and bogus

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Prometheus Books, 1981 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 408 pages
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User Review  - John - Goodreads

This book has not aged well, but if you remember the mystical movements of the 1970s you may very well find it relevant. In my case, I went through a Uri Geller phase in the 70s, and the existence of ... Read full review

Contents

Hermit Scientists
3
Bourgeois Idealism in Soviet Nuclear Physics
15
The Ars Magna of Ramon Lull
27
Some Trends in Pseudoscience
53
Manifesto of the Institute of General Eclectics
59
A Peek Down the Nose
63
Targs ESP Teaching Machine
75
Magic and Paraphysics
91
Ideas in Conflict
233
ESP Seers and Psychics
237
The Roots of Coincidence
241
Arthur Ford
251
The Preachers
263
Uri and Arigo
275
The New Nonsense and Supersenses
289
Superminds and The Magic of Uri Geller
293

The Irrelevance of Conan Doyle
113
Great Fakes of Science
123
Fliess Freud and Biorhythm
131
A Skeptics View of Parapsychology
141
Einstein and ESP
151
A Second Einstein ESP Letter 755
155
Geller Gulls and Nitinol
159
The Extraordinary Mental Bending of Professor Taylor
179
Quantum Theory and Quack Theory
185
Tarts Failed Replication
207
Part
215
A Scientific Evaluation
217
Powers of Mind
301
The Gift of Inner Healing
307
MindReach and The Search for Superman
315
Learning to Use Extrasensory Perception
327
Seven Books on Black Holes
335
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
347
Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television
361
Four Books on Catastrophe Theory
365
The Dancing Wu Li Masters and Lifetide
375
Brocas Brain
379
Two Books on Talking Apes
391
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