Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science

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JHU Press, Nov 6, 1997 - Science - 348 pages
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With the emergence of "cultural studies" and the blurring of once-clear academic boundaries, scholars are turning to Subjects far outside their traditional disciplines and areas of expertise. In Higher Superstition scientists Paul Gross and Norman Levitt raise serious questions about the growing criticism of science by humanists and social scientists on the "academic left." This paperback edition of Higher Superstition includes a new afterword by the authors.

  

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This is a really good book. Academia is really full of crap these days. Case in point: quackademic medicine. So called "alternative" medicine "taught" by reputable (?) medical institutions. ( http ... Read full review

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Paul R. Gross, former director and president of the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, is University Professor of Life Sciences, Emeritus, at the University of Virginia and a visiting scholar at Harvard University. Norman Levitt is professor of mathematics at Rutgers University and the author of Grassmannians and Gauss Maps in Piecewise-Linear Topology.

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