Pseudoscience and Extraordinary Claims of the Paranormal: A Critical Thinker's Toolkit

Pseudoscience and Extraordinary Claims of the Paranormal: A Critical Thinker's Toolkit

Jonathan C. Smith


Pseudoscience and remarkable Claims of the magical: A serious Thinker's Toolkit offers readers with numerous "reality-checking" instruments to investigate striking claims and to figure out their validity.

  • Integrates basic but strong evaluative instruments utilized by either paranormal believers and skeptics alike
  • Introduces recommendations resembling a continuum for score paranormal claims and comparing their implications
  • Includes an cutting edge "Critical Thinker’s Toolkit," a scientific process for appearing fact assessments on paranormal claims on the topic of astrology, psychics, spiritualism, parapsychology, dream telepathy, mind-over-matter, prayer, existence after loss of life, creationism, and more
  • Explores the 5 substitute hypotheses to contemplate while confronting a magical claim
  • Reality Check packing containers, built-in into the textual content, invite scholars to have interaction in additional dialogue and exam of claims
  • Written in a full of life, attractive sort for college kids and basic readers alike

Ancillaries: Testbank and PowerPoint slides to be had at www.wiley.com/go/pseudoscience

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