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In this lively collection, Gardner examines the rich and hilarious variety of pseudoscientific conjectures that dominate the media today. With a special emphasis on parapsychology and occultism, these witty pieces address the evidence put forth to support claims of ESP, psychokinesis, faith healing, and other pseudoscience.
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Martin Gardner (1914 - 2010), the creator of Scientific American’s "Mathematical Games" column, which he wrote for more than twenty-five years, was the author of almost one hundred books, including The Annotated Night Before Christmas, The Annotated Snark, Martin Gardner’s Favorite Poetic Parodies, From the Wandering Jew to William F. Buckley Jr., and Science: Good, Bad and Bogus. For many years he was also a contributing editor to the Skeptical Inquirer.
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Book Description Prometheus Books, Amherst, New York, U.S.A., 1990. Soft cover. Condition: New. First Paper. A follow-up to "Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science." Exposes the lack of evidence to support claims of ESP, psychokinesis, faith healing, psychic surgery and precognition. Includes angry letters from readers, and Martin Gardner's responses to them. xvii+412 pages, Index. Seller Inventory # 15206
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Book Description Prometheus Books, 1989. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # MB011SJKP2O
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