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Higher Superstition

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Higher Superstition

The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science

The widely acclaimed response to the postmodernists attacks on science, with a new afterword.

With the emergence of "cultural studies" and the blurring of once-clear academic boundaries, scholars are turning to subjects far outside their traditional disciplines and areas of expertise. In Higher Superstition scientists Paul Gross and Norman Levitt raise serious questions about the growing criticism of science by humanists and social scientists on the "academic left." This edition of Higher Superstition includes a new afterword by the authors.