Galileo's Revenge Junk Science in the Courtroom

ISBN-10: 0465026249

ISBN-13: 9780465026241

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Peter W. Huber

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This is a book about scientific cranks and iconoclasts who peddle their strange diagnostics and quack cures not at country fairs but in courtrooms across the land.
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 3/24/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Preface to the Paperback Edition
the Lawyer and the Scientist Trade Places
Liability Science: Better Living Through Litigation
the Science of Things That Aren't So Junk Science and Its Origins
Law and Pseudoscience
the Midas Touch How Money Causes Disease
Sudden Acceleration: Runaway Panic in the Mass Media
Gadgets and Knives Cashing in on Magical Cures
Nausea the Massed Legal Attack
the Paranoia Plebiscite the Legal Pursuit of Fad Terrors
the Rule of Fact
the Cargo Cult Does Liability Science Work?
Stopping Points Confronting Malpractice on the Witness Stand
Science and Certitude
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