A bomb exploded in the sky of the social sciences. It was launched by two us academics and a editor, Peter Boghossian, James Lindsay and Helen Pluckrose. Their goal was to demonstrate that it is possible to publish in academic journals of articles properly zany, thus emphasizing some disciplines have selection criteria that do not resemble exactly what is done elsewhere in the world of science. The demonstration is relentless, because they are not less than seven texts of the absurd that have been accepted in journals claiming to d…
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