Quackery, in the public schools.

by Albert Lynd

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap in New York, NY

Written in English
Published: Pages: 282 Downloads: 185
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  • Education -- Philosophy.,
  • Education -- United States -- 1945-

Edition Notes

SeriesGrosset"s university library -- UL-10
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA"2092.2"L9"1953
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 282 p.
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20267466M

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Where We Came From: Everyone Educated For the first two centuries of American history, from the mids to the mids, public schools as they are known today were almost unheard of. Why would medical schools risk association with quackery. a question from a Washington Post reporter in The following hypothetical answer composed in response was never sent.

It awaited a proper forum. Could this be one. Well, Jeff, quackery is a pejorative term. Some time ago we recognized that words raise emotions and mental pictures. Quackwatch, which is operated by Stephen Barrett, M.D., is a network of Web sites and mailing lists maintained by the Center for Inquiry (CFI).

The sites focus on health frauds, myths, fads, fallacies, and misconduct. Their main goal is to provide quackery-related information that is.

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" Lynd was a Harvard-educated businessman with several children, and he ended up on the local school board.