About The Skeptic magazine
The Skeptic is published four times per year by Australian Skeptics Inc. Since the first issue was published in 1981, the Skeptic has printed articles on a vast variety of sceptical subjects ranging from alien abduction to zombies. There was even an article on Electroencephaloneuromentimpography. You can find out more on the evolution of the Skeptic in this brief History.
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The Skeptic is now in its 37th year, and our most recent issue is Volume 37 Number 1. You can have a peek at the cover and table of contents of this issue and other issues from the past 12 months, below. Each of the recent issues also includes one full article. You’ll need to have a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader.
- Vol 37 no 1, March 2017
Featured article: Herbal Remedies – Tim Mendham and Eran Segev look at the National Institute of Complementary Medicine – Chinese medicine, alternative facts and endangered species.
- Vol 36 no 4, December 2016
Featured article: UNI Daze – Universities are teaching it, funds are covering it, and the people are not trusting it. Diana Lucia is concerned about the play off between alt med and evidence-based health.
- Vol 36 no 3, September 2016
Featured article: Generating Over-reach – Ian Bryce reports on another Australian Skeptics challenge – an over-parity generator.
- Vol 36 no 2, June 2016
Featured article: A Quick Guide to Scams – Tim Mendham looks at the range of support available to those dealing with scams – the organisations that fight them, the forms that promote them and what you can do about them.
Issues from more than 12 months ago are available in full below. To read them online click on the issue number you are interested in. You’ll need to have a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader.