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Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science (Popular Science)

Gardner, Martin

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Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 1957
Binding: Softcover
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This fair and witty appraisal examines some of the crazes and quackeries that have masqueraded as science. Discussions include hollow earth theories; Charles Fort and the Fortean Society; Wilhelm Reich and orgone sex energy; dianetics; flying saucers; food and medical fads; much more. "A very able and even-tempered presentation." — The New Yorker.

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