Science, Ideology, and the Media: The Cyril Burt Scandal

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In 1976, five years after his death, serious charges were leveled against the distinguished British scientist Sir Cyril Burt. His research on the nature of intelligence was challenged as fraudulent by a number of respected commentators, among them Leon Kamin, Oliver Gillie, Ann and Alan Clarke, and Leslie Hearnshaw. The evidence they marshaled, and the charges themselves are examined here in scrupulous detail. Written as a straightforward defense of Burt, this volume also tells a second story: the intrusion of the mass ...

Science, Ideology, and the Media: The Cyril Burt Scandal 2013, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick

ISBN-13: 9781412852746

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