Problem

Scientific hoaxes

Incidence:

In 1996 a paper was accepted by the journal Social Text replete with pseudo-scientific solecisms and politically correct jargon. It was submitted as a spoof to demonstrate that any text can achieve academic approval if it includes appropriately progressive and fashionable statements.

Broader Problems:
Hoaxes
Scientific misconduct
Aggravates:
Anti-science
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
01.11.2017 – 22:24 CET