The New Age: Notes of a Fringe Watcher

Gardner, Martin
Publisher:  Prometheus Books
Year Published:  1988  
Pages:  274pp   ISBN:  ISBN 0-87975-432-X
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX3989

Gardner debunks pseudoscience and the paranormal.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Part I
1. Project Alpha
2. Margaret Mead
3. Magicians in the Psi Lab
4. Shirley MacLaine
5. Freud, Fliess, and Emma's Nose
6. Koestler Money Down the Psi Drain?
7. Targ: From Puthoff to Blue
8. The Relevance of Belief Systems
9. Welcome to the Debunking Club
10. The Great Stone Face
11. From Phillips to Morris
12. George McCready Price
13. Wonders of Science
14. Tommy Gold
15. Rupert Sheldrake
16. The Anomalies of Chip Arp
17. Thoughts on Superstrings
18. The Third Eye
19. Irving Kristol and the Facts of Life

Part II:
20. The Great SRI Die Mystery
21. Perpetual Motion
22. Psychic Surgery
23. 666 and All That
24. D D Home-Sweet-Home
25. PK (Psycho-Krap)
26. Chicanery in Science
27. Fools' Paradigms
28. Look, Shirl, No Hands!
29. The Channeling Mania
30. Who Was Ray Palmer?
31. Prime-Time Preachers
32. L Ron Hubbard
33. Psychic Astronomy

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