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‘Pataphysics: A Useless Guide – Andrew Hugill

  MIT Press ISBN: 9780262527569 When a hopeful hypothesis bites the dust, when yet another self-contradiction is dragged into the light of logical analysis, when another friend...

This Thing Called Literature: Reading, Thinking, Writing – Andrew Bennett & Nicholas Royle

  Routledge ISBN 978-1-40-825401-1 Hundreds of novels jostle on shelves, waiting to be seen to. In the corner, a ziggurat of poetry books flutters its pages....

Jinn from Hyperspace: And Other Scribblings – Both Serious and Whimsical by Martin Gardner

Prometheus Books, ISBN-10: 1591025656 Another Gardner book is always good news, for both skeptics and aficionados of science and mathematics. Over the last fifty years,...

Richard Dawkins: How a Scientist Changed the Way We Think

Richard Dawkins: How a Scientist Changed the Way We Think edited by Alan Grafen and Mark Ridley Oxford University Press,  ISBN 0-19-929116-0 This sparkling collection of essays...

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Don’t believe what you think!

What follows is a slightly modified and abbreviated version of the introduction to Professor Edzard Ernst's recently published book, Don't Believe What...
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