6 edition of Fads and fallacies in present-day education. found in the catalog.
Reprint of the 1931 ed.
|Series||Essay index reprint series|
|LC Classifications||LA210 .B78 1971|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 200 p.|
|Number of Pages||200|
|LC Control Number||75156621|
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This witty and engaging book examines the various fads, fallacies, strange cults, and curious panaceas which at one time or another have masqueraded as by: Preface NOT MANY BOOKS have been written about modern pseudo-scientists and their views.
I found only two general surveys that provided leads or useful material—Daniel W. Hering's Foibles and Fallacies of Science,and The Story of Human Error,edited by Joseph Jastrow. David Starr Jordan, the first president of Stanford and a renowned authority on fish, wrote in.
The book is boring, redundant, filled with questionable claims and ‘facts’, pie in the sky ideas, and the book ended with three pages of incorrect proofing and printing making them unreadable. This Dear Reader, (as he refers to his readers) gives Fallacies In Education, copyrighta failing grade.
Fallacies in Education is purposefully written to support community-based changes to schools that encourage superior achievement and educational results.
This book provides a pathway for concerned parents, administrators, teachers and citizens. Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science —originally published in as In the Name of Science: An Entertaining Survey of the High Priests and Cultists of Science, Past and Present—was Martin Gardner's second book.
A survey of what it described as pseudosciences and cult beliefs, it became a founding document in the nascent scientific skepticism movement.
Michael Shermer said of it: "Modern skepticism Author: Martin Gardner. — New Yorker This witty and engaging book examines the various fads, fallacies, strange cults, and curious panaceas which at one time or another have masqueraded as science.
Not just a collection 4/5(3). There is a large list of food fads and fallacies showing that there is a lot of ignorance and when linked with religion or family pattern of living it becomes more difficult to change them.
Some common food fallacies are given below, the sole purpose is to create and spread the : Khurram Shehzad. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.
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Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science. So, let’s consider some of the confusions that are rife in discussions of the relationship between physics on the one hand and philosophy (and in particular Scholastic philosophy) on the other.
Martin's first Dover books were published in and Mathematics, Magic and Mystery, one of the first popular books on the intellectual excitement of mathematics to reach a wide audience, and Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science, certainly one of the first popular books to cast a devastatingly skeptical eye on the claims of /5(1K).
Martin's first Dover books were published in and Mathematics, Magic and Mystery, one of the first popular books on the intellectual excitement of mathematics to reach a wide audience, and Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science, certainly one of the first popular books to cast a devastatingly skeptical eye on the claims of Brand: Dover Publications.
The Center for Media and Democracy's PR Watch found that this book was authored by people working for the food industry. The book's authors are funded by Burger King, Coca Cola, DuPont, Exxon, Frito-Lay, General Mills and General Motors, to name a few.
This book is and was a complete farce and that's why it costs 5 cents on amazon/5(3). Although the book is quite old, it still has much to offer the modern skeptic, since many of the "fads and fallacies" of sixty years ago are still around. Scientology is a case in point.
At the time Gardner was writing, it was in its birth pangs and was called Dianetics/5. Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science - Ebook written by Martin Gardner.
Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science/5(4).Fads and Fallacies in the Social Sciences This book had me questioning many of my views on the "hot topics" presented and THAT is no easy task!
I found myself using every free moment to pick it up and find what "I KNEW to be the ONLY and correct opinions" on many of the issues needing additional thought and consideration on my part.