Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science

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JHU Press, 6 lis 1997 - 348
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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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I’ve been wanting to read Higher Superstition for some time now, and it finally showed up at a local used book store. To my surprise, I’m a little disappointed. Authors Paul R. Gross and Norman Levitt ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję

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A much needed dissection of the unfortunate philosophy of scientific criticism. The authors evaluate the phenomenon of people evaluating and criticizing science from the standpoint of ignorance of its ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję

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Informacje o autorze (1997)

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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