: New: Book Report: A Man of Misconceptions

It's a biography of this kinda-scientist kinda-pseudo-scientist of renaissance times. It's about a priest, Kircher. Kircher wrote some true things about music theory. And he lied about medical and magnetism experiments and autobiographical details when he thought those lies would promote good Christian thought. If you're a fan of truth in science (or in general), this book is an infuriating read.

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