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July 6, 2006 11:48 AM   Subscribe

"Lawsonomy is the knowledge of Life and everything pertaining thereto." The collected works of Alfred Lawson - professional baseball player, aviation pioneer, economist, scientist, theologist, and philosopher - are available to all. [more inside]
posted by UKnowForKids (6 comments total)

 
A newspaper profile of Lawson.

An overview of his scientific system.

A nice collection of Lawson-related links.
posted by UKnowForKids at 11:50 AM on July 6, 2006


He was, needless to say, a world-class crank. Martin Gardner devoted an entire chapter to him in "Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science", all the way back in 1957.
posted by Steven C. Den Beste at 12:03 PM on July 6, 2006


After his death, Lawson became one of "Dr" Gene Ray's body thetans. Everything is now explained.
posted by C.Batt at 12:08 PM on July 6, 2006


The book Kooks has a great chapter on him and his many, umm, ideals. Worth a look see if you're into this sort of oddball knowledge.

On preview: you included a Diana Kossy link, but the rest of the book (and website) covers other researchers in the same vein, past and present.
posted by 1f2frfbf at 12:26 PM on July 6, 2006


I always pass by the University of Lawsonomy going south on I-94 around Kenosha. The place never seems to change much over the years. Last I heard, they really had a hard time getting new members and all the old-timers were dying off.
posted by JJ86 at 1:09 PM on July 6, 2006


I dispute the scientist attribute.
posted by noble_rot at 2:49 PM on July 6, 2006


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