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Science and ESP

Edited by J R Smythies

© 2009 – Routledge

306 pages

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About the Book

Originally published in 1967. Representing the viewpoints of philosophers, psychologists, anthropologists, physicists, psychoanalysts, parapsychologists, psychiatrists and biologists, this volume discusses many aspects of ESP. The general theme is that the phenomena is very valid and can no longer be ignored.

Table of Contents

1. Is ESP Possible? (J R Smythies). 2 Presidential Address Delivered At a General Meeting of the SPR on 21 May 1952 (Gilbert Murray). 3 Psychical Research and Human Personality (H H Price). 4 Notes on Changing Mental Climates and Research into ESP (Rosalind Heywood). 5 Psychology and Parapyschology (Cyril Burt). 6 Biology and ESP (Alister Hardy). 7 The Notion of "Precognition" (C D Broad). 8 The Explanation of ESP (C W K Mundle). 9 ESP in the Framework of Modern Science (Henry Margenau). 10 The Feasibility of a Physical Theory of ESP (Adrian Dobbs). 11 Psychoanalysis and Para-Psychology (Emilio Servadio). 12 C G Jung and Parapsychology (Aniela Jaffé). 13 Anthropology and ESP (Francis Huxley). Appendix: A Guide to the Experimental Evidence for ESP

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Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

History and Philosophy of Science reprints a distinguished selection of important texts published in this field over the last century. This set presents a unique opportunity to gain comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the history and philosophy of science.

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SCIENCE / General