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Eight Preposterous Propositions: From the Genetics of Homosexuality to the Benefits of Global Warming
Placebo cures. Global warming. Extraterrestrial life. Psychokinesis. In a time when scientific claims can sound as strange as science fiction--and can have a profound effect on individual life or public policy--assessing the merits of a far-out, supposedly scientific idea can be as difficult as it is urgent. Into the breach between helpless gullibility and unyielding skept ...more
Hardcover, 360 pages
Published October 5th 2003 by Princeton University Press
(first published September 15th 2003)
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