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For whatever reasons, the department of education known as voice culture has never engaged the best scientific thought of man, but, with honorable exceptions here and there, it has always been the prey of ignorance and charlatanry.
Only 15 years ago the idea of agents that could reverse the effects of degenerative change such as photodamage was thought highly fanciful--if not charlatanry.
Charlatanry and gulling are the main targets of Tomkis's play, though he adjusts his main aim from the abuse of parental authority to social climbing.
Though many of their concerns have been proven largely correct, I would not share Taleb's extreme view that quantitative risk management is nothing but charlatanry.
Psychotherapy's progress did not come without much confusion and excess, and even cruelty--lobotomies, excessive use of electroshock therapy, and charlatanry.
of Quebec, Canada) provides an introduction to critical thinking necessary for avoiding charlatanry and for being a good citizen.
More so than Shakespeare, and closely following the Venetian travel accounts of Thomas Coryate and others, Jonson understands the structural connections between the new year-round professional theatre and mercenary charlatanry that have recently been explored by scholars such as Roberto Tessari and Kenneth and Laura Richards.
Laing's "diagnosis" was classic psychiatric gobbledygook, precisely the kind of charlatanry he pretended to oppose.
This represents from his perspective the triumph of artistic taste over intellectual charlatanry.
Lourdes was a boon to the mass press, France's new "ultimate public arbiter of truth," which trained accusations of fraud and charlatanry on the one side against charges of impiety and shabby atheism on the other to sell a sensationalized product to a nation keenly interested in the competition of absolute truth claims at the fin-de-siecle (p.
Butterworth surely does not dispute--calls Said's Orientalism "a work of malignant charlatanry in which it is hard to distinguish honest mistakes from willful misrepresentations.
32) It is questionable, however, whether the incompetence of antitrust juries and the charlatanry of some economic experts has as profound an influence as other adjudicatory design features do in antitrust cases.
First, allowing health claims based only on traditional use is an invitation for charlatanry.
It played a big part in exposing intellectual and academic corruption in general--for example the charlatanry and incompetence of the Australian Left's hero-historian, the Lenin Jubilee Medalist Manning Clark.
What I would rather not do, frankly, is go into a lot of charlatanry about that.