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Eight Preposterous Propositions: From the Genetics of Homosexuality to the Benefits of Global Warming

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Eight Preposterous Propositions: From the Genetics of Homosexuality to the Benefits of Global Warming - Ehrlich, Robert
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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 skepticism steps physicist Robert Ehrlich, with an indispensable guide to making sense of scientific claims. A series of case studies of some of the most ...

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Eight Preposterous Propositions: From the Genetics of Homosexuality to the Benefits of Global Warming 2005, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691124049

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Eight Preposterous Propositions: From the Genetics of Homosexuality to the Benefits of Global Warming 2003, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691099996

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