The Pseudoscience Wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the Birth of the Modern Fringe

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The Pseudoscience Wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the Birth of the Modern Fringe is a book by Michael D. Gordin, a professor at Princeton who specializes in Russian history and the history of the modern physical sciences.[1]Dalia Karpel, “The Tel Aviv Psychiatrist Who Became a Cultural Hero in America“, Haaretz, Dec 28, 2013

Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: Bad Ideas
  1. The Grand Collision of Spring 1950
  2. A Monolithic Oneness
  3. The Battle over Lysenkoism
  4. Experiments in Rehabilitation
  5. Skirmishes on the Edge of Creation
  6. Strangest Bedfellows
  • Conclusion: Pseudoscience in Our Time

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1. Dalia Karpel, “The Tel Aviv Psychiatrist Who Became a Cultural Hero in America“, Haaretz, Dec 28, 2013