That professed scientist is Dr. Rupert Sheldrake.
Dr. Rupert Sheldrake’s new book is called The Science Delusion: Freeing the Spirit of Inquiry. It will be officially launched at the Great Hall of King’s College London, on 17 January 2012 at 7pm (and again, shortly afterwards, at 9.30 pm)
BONUS: A video of Rupert Sheldrake making as much sense as he always does:
BONUS: A funtime question for recreational philosophers: If someone who says he is a scientist says that science is a delusion, is this a case of recursive delusion?