Wednesday, August 12, 2009

The Arizona Skeptic online: vol. 5, 1991-1992

Continuing the postings of The Arizona Skeptic; you can find volume 1 (1987-1988) here, volume 2 (1988-1989) here, volume 3 (1989-1990) is here, and volume 4 (1990-1991) is here. Volume 5 was edited by Jim Lippard and has been available online since original publication as ASCII text.

An index to all issues by title, author, and subject may be found here.

The Arizona Skeptic, vol. 5, no. 1, July/August 1991 (text version):
  • "Rosenthal Lecture" by Jim Lippard
  • "Book Review: Philosophical Essays in Pragmatic Naturalism by Paul Kurtz" reviewed by Bill Green
  • "Book Review: Pitfalls in Human Research: Ten Pivotal Points by Theodore X. Barber" reviewed by Jim Lippard
  • "Book Review: They Call It Hypnosis by Robert A. Baker" reviewed by Jim Lippard
  • Editor's Column
  • CORRECTION: To "Dissension in the Ranks of the Institute for Creation Research"
  • Upcoming Meetings
The Arizona Skeptic, vol. 5, no. 2, September/October 1991 (text version):
  • "Dianetics: From Out of the Blue?" by Jeff Jacobsen
  • "Book Review: Bryant's Law and Other Broadsides by John Bryant" reviewed by Jim Lippard
  • "Hypnosis and Free Will" by Jim Lippard
  • Next Issue
  • Upcoming Meetings: October speaker Don Lacheman of Sun Magic, November speaker Louis Rhodes of the Arizona Civil Liberties Union
  • Articles of Note
The Arizona Skeptic, vol. 5, no. 3, November/December 1991 (text version):
  • "Postscript to 'Some Failures of Organized Skepticism'" by Jim Lippard
  • "Book Review: The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie" reviewed by Hans Sebald, Ph.D.
  • "Book Review: The Unfathomed Mind by William R. Corliss" reviewed by Jim Lippard
  • "Book Review: Labyrinths of Reason by William Poundstone" reviewed by Mark Adkins
  • Letters (from Mark Adkins, Beth Fischi)
  • "Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? An Episode of Human Folly" by Mark Adkins
  • Articles of Note
  • "October Meeting: 'Magical Moments'" by Ron Harvey: speaker Don Lacheman
  • Next Issue
  • Upcoming Meetings: December: 1992 predictions, January: Rene Pfalzgraf on neuro-linguistic programming
The Arizona Skeptic, vol. 5, no. 4, January/February 1992 (text version):
  • "Predictions for 1992!" compiled by Mike Stackpole
  • "Comments on Lippard's Review of They Call It Hypnosis" by Robert A. Baker
  • "Book Review: Alcoholics Anonymous: Cult or Cure? by Chaz Bufe" reviewed by Terry Sandbek, Ph.D.
  • Next Issue
  • Upcoming Meetings
The Arizona Skeptic, vol. 5, no. 5, March/April 1992 (text version):
  • "About 'The Vitality of Mythical Numbers' and 'Truth Almost Extinct in Tales of Imperiled Species'" by Jim Lippard
  • "The Vitality of Mythical Numbers" by Max Singer
  • "Truth Almost Extinct in Tales of Imperiled Species" by Julian Simon
  • "Book Review: Space-Time Transients and Unusual Events by Michael A. Persinger and Gyslaine F. Lafrenière" reviewed by Jim Lippard
  • Next Issue
  • Upcoming Meetings
  • Request for Submissions
  • Articles of Note
The Arizona Skeptic, vol. 5, no. 6, May/June 1992 (text version):
  • "An Observation of the Famous Marfa Lights" by James Long
  • "The Marfa Lights" by Hal Finney
  • Letters (from John Bryant)
  • Editorial Note Regarding the "Mars Effect"
  • "Book Review: The Mind Game by Norman Spinrad" reviewed by Jim Lippard
  • Upcoming Meetings
  • Articles of Note
Volume 6 continued for just short of another year under my editorship, with five issues published for 1992-1993.

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