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Are Universes Thicker Than Blackberries?: Discourses on Godel, Magic Hexagrams, Little Red Riding Hood, and Other Mathematical and Pseudoscientific Topics
 

Are Universes Thicker Than Blackberries?: Discourses on Godel, Magic Hexagrams, Little Red Riding Hood, and Other Mathematical and Pseudoscientific Topics (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

By Gardner, Martin

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Martin Gardner - the most devastating debunker of scientific fraud and chicanery of our time - is at work again with his keen scepticism, skewering the fallacies of pseudoscience, from Dr Bruno Bettelheim's erroneous theory of autism to the farce of Primal Scream therapy. He exam...ines the bizarre tangents produced by Freudians and deconstructionists in their critiques of 'Little Red Riding Hood'. He also explores such questions as: could Hemmingway have benefited from a class on anger management?; can a man really bend a spoon with his mind?; can time go backwards?; and did the Messiah live in Brooklyn?
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ISBN 9780393325720
Released AU 17 Jul 2004
Publisher WW Norton & Co
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition
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ISBN-13 9780393325720
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher WW Norton & Co
Imprint WW Norton & Co
Released 17 Jul 2004
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Gardner, Martin
Category Mathematics
Science: General Issues
Popular Science
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 211mm
Spine: 20mm
Dewey Code 500
Weight 252g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Mathematics, Science, Pseudoscience
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text General/trade

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