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Wednesday, September 01, 2010
The Open Access industry - basement based academic 'journals' in action
and here, an invitation I (a bioethicist/philosopher) received to review a manuscript. Do note the title of the journal (not my field) and the title of the article they need reviewed (has nothing to do with either my field or the journal).
moronia in academia...
International Journal of Peace and Development Studies
" I wish to inquire if you can create time to review this manuscript.We will be most grateful if the manuscript can be reviewed and sent to us within 2 weeks.
Please find the abstract below:
Abstract: The problem of truth in science - the most urgent problem of our time -is discussed. The correct theoretical analysis of the generally accepted foundations of theoretical physicsis proposed. The principle of the unity of formal logic and rational dialectics is a methodological basis of the analysis. The main result is as follows: the foundations (i.e. classical thermodynamics, the special theory of relativity, quantum mechanics) contain logical errors The existence of logical errors is irrefutable proof of incorrectness of the theoretical foundations and means that theoretical physics enters the greatest crisis. The crisis in physics leads inevitably to the general crisis in science. The crisis as effect is explained by existence of the global cause: the crisis is a collateral and inevitable result of inductive method of knowledge of the Nature.
I am looking forward to your response and will be grateful to hear from you.
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International Journal of Peace and Development Studies (IJPDS).