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Published: 19 April 2021

136 Pages | 10

5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197555767

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On the Fringe

Where Science Meets Pseudoscience

Michael D. Gordin

  • Offers both a philosophical and historical analysis of the phenomenon of pseudoscience
  • Provides a survey of what has been labeled pseudoscience over the centuries
  • Addresses contemporary issues in fringe science such as the anti-vaccination movement and climate change denial
  • Examines astrology, phrenology, parapsychology (ESP), creationism, Lysenkoism, scientific racism, and alchemy, among others