Jesper Jerkert, list of scientific, popular, and musical publications

The list is far from complete. Minor texts are not listed, nor are very old texts.

Books written or edited by me are described here.

Music created, arranged, or edited by me is also found here.

In progress

82. Jesper Jerkert: Randomization, bias, and the internal–external validity distinction.

Finished

81. Jesper Jerkert: Scientific Theory and Practice: Six Introductory Texts, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Division of Philosophy, Stockholm, 2017 (200 pp). (For further information, see book page.)
80. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809—1847), Trauer-Marsch, op. 103, arranged by Jesper Jerkert for wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet in A, French horn in F, bassoon).
79. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756—1791), Kanonisches adagio, K 410/484d, arranged by Jesper Jerkert for wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet in B flat, French horn in F, bassoon).
78. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756—1791), Die Zauberflöte: Uvertyr, arranged by Jesper Jerkert for wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet in B flat, French horn in F, bassoon).
77. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756—1791), Le nozze di Figaro: Uvertyr, arranged by Jesper Jerkert for wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet in B flat, French horn in F, bassoon).
76. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756—1791), Così fan tutte: Uvertyr, arranged by Jesper Jerkert for wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet in B flat, French horn in F, bassoon).
75. Antonín Dvořák (1841—1904), Serenade for Wind Instruments in D minor, op. 44 (1878), arranged by Jesper Jerkert for wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet in B flat, French horn in F, bassoon) [score in C, first movement (pdf)].
74. Kaspar Förster (1616—1673): Dulcis amor Jesu for two sopranos, two violins, and basso continuo, critical edition by Jesper Jerkert [score (pdf) and parts (zip)]
73. Jacob Struve (1767—1826): String Quartet in D Minor, critical edition by Jesper Jerkert [score (pdf) and parts (zip)]
72. Jesper Jerkert: Bereden väg för Herran, paraphrase on Sw. hymn no. 103 for mixed choir (SSAATTBB) [pdf]
71. Jesper Jerkert: Hur står det till med upprepbarheten? (What about scientific reproducibility?), Folkvett 3/2015.
70. Jesper Jerkert: Negative mechanistic reasoning in medical intervention assessment, Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 36, 2015, 425–437.
69. Jesper Jerkert: Suite di fugati in stile antico per quintetto di fiati for wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon) [pdf].
68. Jesper Jerkert: Blindning och randomisering: historia och syften (Blinding and randomization: history and purposes), Folkvett 1–2/2015, 29–49.
67. Jesper Jerkert: Goder afton, goder afton. Potpurri över julvisor av Alice Tegnér för kör och orkester (Medley on Christmas songs by Alice Tegnér for choir and orchestra) [first pages of score (pdf)].
66. Jesper Jerkert: Flum i riksdagen 2010–2014 (Pseudoscience in the Swedish Parliament 2010–2014), Sans 3/2014, 28–32.
65. Jesper Jerkert: Om valkretsstorlekars spärreffekter (On effective thresholds due to constituency size) [info and pdf].
64. Jesper Jerkert: Bombdetektorbluffarna (The bomb detector frauds), Folkvett 3/2013, 27–41.
63. Jesper Jerkert: Why alternative medicine can be scientifically evaluated: Countering the evasions of pseudoscience. In Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem, eds M. Pigliucci & M. Boudry, University of Chicago Press, 2013, 305–320.
62. Jesper Jerkert: Review of The Philosophy of Evidence-Based Medicine by Jeremy H. Howick, Theoria 79(2), 2013, 180–186.
61. Jesper Jerkert: ”De andras religion” finns i oss alla, Sans 1/2013, 46–51.
60. Jesper Jerkert: Tjugo visor av Alice Tegnér i sättningar för blandad kör (SATB) [Twenty children's songs by Alice Tegnér arranged for mixed choir (SATB)], [pdf].
59. Jesper Jerkert: Enbart evidens räcker inte för vårdbeslut (Evidence only is not sufficient for health decisions), Vetenskap & Praxis 3–4/2012, 6–7 [pdf].
58. Jesper Jerkert: Från ad hoc till önsketänkande – en guide till pseudovetenskapens värld (“From Ad Hoc to Wishful Thinking: A Guide to the World of Pseudoscience”), Fri Tanke, Stockholm, 2012 (261 pp). (For further information, see book page.)
57. Jesper Jerkert: Review of Science in the Age of Computer Simulation by Eric Winsberg, Theoria 78(2), 2012, 168–175.
56. Jesper Jerkert: Reflections on Saul Kripke's Naming and Necessity (1980). Unpublished. [pdf]
55. Jesper Jerkert: Varför åberopar man inte det övernaturliga i vetenskapen? (Why don't we invoke supernature in science?), Filosofisk Tidskrift 4/2011, 41–49.
54. Jesper Jerkert: En nybörjarkurs i kritiskt tänkande (review of Skeptikerskolan. Handbok i kritiskt tänkande by Andreas Anundi and CJ Åkerberg), Folkvett 2/2011, 80–88 [pdf].
53. Jesper Jerkert: Vetenskapen och det övernaturliga (Science and supernature), Sans 2/2011, 36–42 [pdf].
52. Jesper Jerkert: The basics of statistical hypothesis testing [pdf].
51. Jesper Jerkert: Svartvit kamp om mobiltelefoni (review of Mobiltelefonins hälsorisker: Fakta om vår tids största miljö- och hälsoskandal by Mona Nilsson), Folkvett 2/2011, 56–65 [pdf].
50. Jesper Jerkert: Ett test med en svensk rutgängare (A test of a Swedish dowser) [pdf to be published], also published in Folkvett 1/2011, 86–95.
49. Jesper Jerkert: Psykologiska myter briljant avslöjade (review of 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology by Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, John Ruscio & Barry L. Beyerstein), Folkvett 3/2010, 65–71 [pdf].
48. Jesper Jerkert: Martin Gardner (1914–2010), Folkvett 3/2010, 17–26 [pdf].
47. Jesper Jerkert: Review of Enharmonic Instruments and Music, 1470–1900 by Patrizio Barbieri, Svensk Tidskrift för Musikforskning (Swedish Journal of Musicology) vol. 92 (2010), 121–123 [pdf].
46. Jesper Jerkert: Handbok för KTH:s filosofilärare (Handbook for Philosophy Teachers at KTH), booklet, 85 pp.
45. Jesper Jerkert: Vad vet vi idag om elöverkänslighet? (What do we know today about electromagnetic hypersensitivity?), Folkvett 2/2010, 33–39 [pdf].
44. Jesper Jerkert: Tomatis – för bra för att vara sant? (Tomatis – too good to be true?), Vetenskap & Historia 2/2010, 22–23. Also published as Tomatis-metoden – anekdoter eller studier? (The Tomatis method – anecdotes or studies?) in Folkvett 2/2010, 44–48 [pdf].
43. Jesper Jerkert: Peer review-systemet för vetenskaplig publicering [pdf] (The peer review system in scientific publishing), text intended as course reading in a university course on general science. A variant of the text has been published as Peer review-systemet: för och emot (The peer review system: pros and cons) in Folkvett 2/2010, 7–23 [pdf].
42. Jesper Jerkert: Några bortglömda slagruteundersökningar (Forgotten dowsing studies), Folkvett 1/2010, 57–64 [pdf].
41. Jesper Jerkert: Halvanalyserade rymdbesök (review of Främlingar på vår jord. Ufokontakter i Sverige by Håkan Blomqvist), Folkvett 3/2009, 51–57 [pdf].
40. Jesper Jerkert: Välpresenterade anekdoter (review of Sekter och hemliga sällskap i Sverige och världen and Stora boken om naturfenomen, both by Clas Svahn), Folkvett 3/2009, 64–70 [pdf].
39. Jesper Jerkert: Fyll den medicinska kunskapsluckan på nätet (Fill the medical knowledge gap online), KI-bladet 5/2009, 9.
38. Jesper Jerkert and Sven Ove Hansson: Alternativ till pseudovetenskap (Alternatives to pseudo-science), Vandringar med böcker no 4, 2009, Bibliotekstjänst.
37. Jesper Jerkert: Krav på randomisering är ingen slump (On the importance of randomization), Vetenskap & praxis 1/2009, 12–13 [html].
36. Jesper Jerkert and Joakim Westerlund: En överreklamerad lösning på psi-frågan (An overrated solution to the psi problem), Folkvett 3/2008, 60–63 [pdf].
35. Jesper Jerkert: En parapsykolog ser tillbaka, del 1 (Interview with Joakim Westerlund, part 1), Folkvett 3/2008, 14–35 [pdf]; part 2, Folkvett 1/2009, 15–30 [pdf].
34. Jesper Jerkert: Bör man randomisera i kliniska prövningar? (Should we randomize in clinical trials?), Bachelor thesis in theoretical philosophy, Stockholm University, 2008 [pdf].
33. Jesper Jerkert: Hur man testar andemedier (Testing psychic claimants), Folkvett 4/2007, 54–57 [html].
32. Jesper Jerkert: Telepati eller slump? (Telepathy or chance?), Folkvett 4/2007, 46–53 [html].
31. Jesper Jerkert: The two months argument for parapsychological research, Skeptical Inquirer July/Aug 2007, 62–64 [pdf].
30. Jesper Jerkert: Selektiv kritik av mystik (review of Det okända by Clas Svahn), Folkvett 2/2007, 72–76 [pdf].
29. Jesper Jerkert: Tolv skeptiska böcker (Twelve skeptical books), Folkvett 2/2007, 26–37 [pdf].
28. Jesper Jerkert: Akustik från grunden (“Basic Acoustics”), Audionomprogrammet, Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology (CLINTEC), Karolinska Institute. First edition (155 pp) 2006, second edition (224 pp) 2008, third edition (226 pp) 2009. (Sample chapter; for further information, see book page.)
27. Jesper Jerkert: Övernaturligt trolleri (Supernatural magic), Folkvett 3/2006, 6–35 [pdf]. Reprinted in Jesper Jerkert (ed.), Fakta eller fantasier, Stockholm 2007, 53–68.
26. Jesper Jerkert and Sven Ove Hansson: A Swedish professorship in parapsychology (condensed and translated version of no 33), Skeptical Inquirer July/Aug 2006, 8 [pdf].
25. Jesper Jerkert: What's wrong with social studies of science?, course paper, Dept of Philosophy, Stockholm University, 2006. Unpublished [pdf].
24. Jesper Jerkert: Dålig forskning stödjer antroposofisk medicin (Bad research supports anthroposophical medicine), Läkartidningen 103(10), 2006, 777 [pdf].
23. Jesper Jerkert: Sexton skeptiska böcker (Sixteen skeptical books), Folkvett 4/2005, 6–18 [pdf].
22. Jesper Jerkert: Okunnigt och oetiskt (Ignorant and unethical), Läkartidningen 102(41), 2005, 2972 [pdf].
21. Jesper Jerkert: Lundaprofessuren i parapsykologi tillsatt (The appointment of a Lund professor in parapsychology), Folkvett 3/2005, 23–34 [pdf].
20. Jesper Jerkert: Integrativ medicin vid Karolinska Institutet – några ord på vägen (Integrative medicine at Karolinska Institute – words of advice), Läkartidningen 102(37), 2005, 2581 [pdf]. A revised and condensed version was published as Några välmenta råd till Karolinska Institutet (Friendly advice to Karolinska Institute), Folkvett 3/2005, 4–6 [html].
19. Jesper Jerkert: Miljöpartiet och vetenskapen (The Greens and science), Folkvett 2/2005, 6–26 [pdf]. A revised and condensed version was published as Miljöpartiet vilse i vetenskapen (The Greens lost in science), Läkartidningen 102(38), 2005, 2671–2675 [pdf].
18. Jesper Jerkert: Arkeologins inre problem (review of Mellan Thomsen och Däniken edited by Pia Andersson and Stig Welinder), Folkvett 2/2005, 45–51 [pdf].
17. Jesper Jerkert: Att undersöka kontroversiella fenomen (Investigating controversial phenomena). In: Jesper Jerkert & Sven Ove Hansson (eds), Vetenskap eller villfarelse, Stockholm 2005, 289–305, 339–340 [pdf].
16. Jesper Jerkert: Slagrutan i folktro och forskning (Dowsing in folklore and research). In: Jesper Jerkert & Sven Ove Hansson (eds), Vetenskap eller villfarelse, Stockholm 2005, 11–37, 309–312 [pdf].
15. Jesper Jerkert: Godtrogenhetens psykologi (The psychology of gullibility), Folkvett 4/2004, 6–18 [pdf].
14. Jesper Jerkert: Musical articulation in the organ, Joint Baltic-Nordic Acoustics Meeting 2004, Proceedings (24 pp) [pdf]
13. Jesper Jerkert: Measurements and models of musical articulation. M.Sc. thesis in music acoustics, KTH, 2004.
12. Jesper Jerkert: Psi-spåret – en kritik (The psi track – a critique), Folkvett 2/2003, 41–47 [pdf].
11. Jesper Jerkert: Positiva slagruteundersökningar (Dowsing trials with positive outcomes), Folkvett 1/2003, 40–56 [pdf].
10. Jesper Jerkert: Invändningar mot astrologin (Objections to astrology), course paper, Dept of Astronomy, Stockholm University, 2003 [pdf].
9. Jesper Jerkert: Varför tror folk bisarra saker? (review of Osunt förnuft by Olav Hammer), Folkvett 4/2002, 60–65 [pdf].
8. Jesper Jerkert: Bayesiansk förvirring, Meta – Medeltidsarkeologisk tidskrift 4/2002, 50–53 [pdf]. A revised and translated version was called Bayesian confusion [pdf].
7. Jesper Jerkert: Richard Meurman och statistiken (Richard Meurman and statistics), Folkvett 1/2002, 6–26 [pdf to be published]. Also see my replies Svar till Richard Meurman [pdf to be published] and Svar nr 2 till Richard Meurman [pdf to be published].
6. Jesper Jerkert: Sokals lyckade bluff (reviews of The Sokal Hoax by the editors of Lingua Franca, and Fashionable Nonsense by Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont), Folkvett 4/2001, 41–49 [pdf].
5. Jesper Jerkert: Wallin, vetenskapen och ”vattenvirvlare” i riksdagen (Wallin, science, and water whirlers in the parliament), Läkartidningen 98(39), 2001, 4235.
4. Jesper Jerkert: Musikmyter (Music myths), Folkvett 3/2001, 22–31. A revised and expanded version was published under the same title in Jesper Jerkert (ed.), Fakta eller fantasier, Stockholm 2007, 99–105 [pdf].
3. Jesper Jerkert and Björn Jacobsson: Consonance of Non-Harmonic Complex Tones: Testing the Limits of the Theory of Beats. Course paper in music acoustics, KTH, 2000 [pdf].
2. Jesper Jerkert: Kropp, själ och kropp-själ. Descartes och de tre grundläggande kategorierna. B level paper in theoretical philosophy, Stockholm University, 2000 [pdf].
1. Jesper Jerkert: Vad är konsonans och dissonans? Musikvetenskapliga och naturvetenskapliga perspektiv. MA thesis in musicology, Stockholm University, 1999. A revised and condensed version is called Konsonans och dissonans – en översikt (Consonance and dissonance – a survey of the literature). Unpublished, 2002 [pdf].

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