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Český klub skeptiků SISYFOS
Český klub skeptiků SISYFOS je součástí světového skeptického hnutí, které vzniklo v r.1976 v USA z iniciativy desítek vědců a filozofů, mezi nimi několika nositelů Nobelových cen jako reakce na vzestup iracionality ve společnosti. Vzniklá společnost, jejíž vůdčí osobností a ...
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Czech Skeptical Club SISYFOS
The Czech Skeptics Club Sisyfos is a member of the international skeptical movement which has been initiated in U.S.A. in 1976 by scientists and philosophers who reacted against the rise of irrationality in the community. Among the founders of the newly established society ...
04.08.2012 / 17:37Lukáš Jelínek, Luděk Pekárekhits 8519e-mail
http://www.sisyfos.cz), a talk was given by Dr. G. Egely, the co-author of the device called "the Egely Wheel", see Fig. 1. The plastic wheel (65 mm in diameter) shown on the picture is placed on a bearing ...
Those are two infinite things in the world: Universe and a human stupidity.
But I am not sure with the Universe outright...
21.03.2008 / 09:54redakcehits 16077e-mail
"With 42 nominations, we had a lot to choose from," said astrophysicist Jiří Grygar, head of the committee for the anti-prizes and chairman of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.
Whole article you can ...
18.10.2007 / 15:38Jiří Grygarhits 16428e-mail
11.01.2007 / 07:55Luděk Pekárekhits 17988e-mail
A throughout analysis of irrational, pseudoscientific and occult ideas and of its spreading throughout Europe has been presented in many contributions on skeptic meetings and in printed books and papers (see e. g. Sisyfos web sites, archive). So our skeptics’ clubs and organizations have got very good theoretical equipment for fighting against these pathological phenomena. ...
05.08.2006 / 00:22redakcehits 18174e-mail
Letovice, hotel Koupaliste. All people, who have interest to spend a nice weekend together with skeptics (in this activity will be present whole committe and some co-operating experts), get reservation of accommodation at ...
05.08.2006 / 00:19redakcehits 22836e-mail
The Czech Skeptics Club Sisyfos is a member of the international skeptical movement which has been initiated in U.S.A. in 1976 by scientists and philosophers who reacted against the rise of irrationality in the community. Among the founders of the newly established society CSICOP, the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal were several Nobel ...
05.08.2006 / 00:18redakcehits 17178e-mail
let me remind you of the upcoming ECSO congress in October. As SKEPP informs us, there will be a special highlight: Rupert Sheldrake will speak at the conference and have an open discussion with skeptics.
We should also like to remind you of the early registration fees until September 1. Please see: http://www.esc2005.org
We also ask you to widely distribute this notice ...
05.08.2006 / 00:17redakcehits 17565e-mail
We should like to remind all European skeptics who wish to participate in the European congress to register soon.
A registration form can be found at: http://www.ecso.org/register.pdf
For a list of hotels see: http://www.ecso.org/hotels.htm
Futher information at: ...
05.08.2006 / 00:16Jiří Heřthits 14353e-mail
Sometimes, it is considered to be a typical method of the alternative medicine (AM), sometimes a part of the scientific medicine. According to some, e.g. to a special committee of the European Commission, the effectiveness of the ACU is not convincing, or there is no scientific evidence of it.
On the contrary, the conference of the NIH ...
05.08.2006 / 00:15redakcehits 19244e-mail
September 7 - 9, 2001
the Congress of the European Council of Skeptical Organisations (ECSO)
organised by the Czech Skeptics Club SISYFOS
under the auspices of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Published by ICARIS Ltd.
Nám. Dr. Holého 8, 180 00 Praha 8
Phone: +420.2. 684 4304, Fax: +420.2. 6631 2113, E-mail: ...
05.08.2006 / 00:09redakcehits 16429e-mail
Dear Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Let me begin my brief address with telling you what is a common denominator of all of us present here today. I believe that it is an interest in the fate of mankind. Is this interest really necessary? I think so and I feel it very strongly.
Especially in the early stage of the 21st century, serious worries connected with ...
05.08.2006 / 00:08redakcehits 16226e-mail
It is fifteen years after a wave of founding European organisations initiated by CSICOP. In these fifteen years, some groups have grown to large organisations. GWUP is one of these, and I will reflect on our experiences, which may be shared by others as well. These experiences are not only positive and good. Some have been painful. I wish to share them with you. In ...
05.08.2006 / 00:07redakcehits 21488e-mail
Cornelis de Jager
3512 NL Utrecht, The Netherlands
Nearly five centuries ago, in 1511, Desiderius Erasmus, of Rotterdam but truly Européen avant la lettre, published his book ‘Stultitiae Laus’, meaning: ‘The Wisdom of Folly’. Its contents are a severe criticism of the world of his days, with ...
05.08.2006 / 00:04redakcehits 20313e-mail
University of Brussels VUB, Department of Family Medicine
Laarbeeklaan, 103, B-1090 Brussels, Belgium
Evidence Based Medicine Today
Medicine has entered a phase where it is accepted that all diagnostic and therapeutic acts should be based on evidence. This rule should be applied to ...
04.08.2006 / 23:53redakcehits 39055e-mail
Mihály T. Beck
Department of Physical Chemistry, University of Debrecen,
H-4010 Debrecen, Hungary
In the last two decades one of the important and influencing school of the sociology of science expressed the view that science in general, including the natural sciences, is a social construction. There ...
04.08.2006 / 23:47redakcehits 17024e-mail
The congress is organised by the Czech Skeptics Club SISYFOS that was entrusted by the European Council of Skeptical Organisations (ECSO).
August 28th 2001: E-mail address for the ESC participants during the congress. See page Contact.
August 10th ...
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Přednášky Sisyfa v AV ČR v roce 2016
Přednášky cyklu Věda kontra iracionalita se v roce 2016 konají tradičně v budově Akademie věd ČR na Národní třídě 3 v Praze 1, a to v místnosti 206 od 17 hodin. Po přednáškách následuje diskuze.
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Další přednášky v roce 2016: 21.9., 19.10., ...
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RNDr. Jiří Grygar, CSc.
PLUTO NEMÁ CHYBU
Koncem XVI. století si Kepler všiml, že první čtyři planety Sluneční soustavy mají své dráhy poměrně těsně u Slunce. Za Marsem směrem k Jupiteru však zeje velká mezera, v níž by mohla být skryta planeta. Tu se zdařilo objevit na počátku XIX. ...
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