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zetetic

(zəˈtɛtɪk)
adj
proceeding by inquiry; investigating
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek zētētikos, from zēteō to seek]

zetetic

- As an adjective, it means "inquiring, investigating" and "proceeding by inquiry or investigation," or, as a noun, "inquirer."
See also related terms for inquiry.
Translations
skeptik
skeptikkozeteettinen
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Dana Richards has edited a marvelous new book on the correspondence between Martin Gardner and Marcello Truzzi on skeptisicm.
Marcello Truzzi was a sociologist of science, and Martin Gardner was a philosopher of science, says Richards.
But as Marcello Truzzi stated, "extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof." Keep in mind that many of the proven technologies mentioned earlier were developed by NASA in the 1970s to heat test the re-entry of space vehicles.
Part IV, "Overviews and Reflections on Psi," comprises four papers: Marcello Truzzi's identification of the unfair tactics of some critics of parapsychological research; a survey of quantum physical theories of psi by physicist Jean Burns; Paul Stevens' review of theories of psi; and Serena Roney-Dougal's reflections on how our society would change if only mainstream scientists would accept the existence of psi.
Professor Marcello Truzzi, a sociologist at Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti) passed away this past February.
Marcello Truzzi, associate member of the Parapsychological Association, died of cancer on February 2, 2003.
Marcello Truzzi is a social scientist and claims, disingenuously in my opinion, to be neutral on many (if not most) of these claims.
The authors would like to thank Eddie Dawes and Marcello Truzzi for their comments on this article.
I would also like to thank Bob Morris, Fiona Steinkamp, Marcello Truzzi, and Richard Wiseman for their comments on the paper.