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The Philosophy of Parapsychology

Proceedings of an International Conference Held in Copenhagen, Denmark, August 25-27, 1976

by Betty Shapin

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Published by Parapsychology Foundation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congresses,
  • Parapsychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8319605M
    ISBN 100912328290
    ISBN 109780912328294

    The evolution of theory in parapsychology is inextricably bound up with a complex history of ideas in philosophy, psychology, physical science, and social science. That history has developed through several distinguishable phases. Divergent views on astrology, parapsychology, and quantum mechanics mysticism emphasize topics standard to the philosophy of science. Such issues as confirmation and selection for testing.

    Philosophy of Mind *immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID crisis. ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook. Only valid for books with an ebook : Palgrave Macmillan UK. Beloff had been interested in parapsychology from an early age and served as president of the Society for Psychical Research from He was an executor of Arthur Koestler 's will in and was instrumental in setting up the first UK chair of parapsychology, the Koestler Parapsychology Unit at Edinburgh in Occupation: Parapsychologist, psychologist.

    Parapsychology is the study of alleged psychic phenomena (extrasensory perception, as in telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, psychokinesis, a.k.a. telekinesis, and psychometry) and other paranormal claims, for example related to near-death experiences, synchronicity, apparitional experiences, is considered to be pseudoscience by a vast majority of mainstream scientists, in part. Summary This book both introduces the philosophy of science through examination of the occult and examines the occult rigorously enough to raise central issues in the philosophy of science. Placed in the context of the occult, philosophy of science issues become immediately understandable and .


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― Stephen E. Braude, author of ESP and Psychokinesis: A Philosophical Examination and The Limits of Influence: Psychokinesis and the Philosophy of Science “This is a very thorough integration of the data from parapsychology, both experimental and anecdotal, into the philosophical discussions concerning the nature and role of by: Parapsychology, Philosophy, & Spirituality: A Postmodern Exploration (Constructive Postmodern Thought) by David Ray Griffin () Paperback – Find all the books, read about the author, and more/5(4).

The book is divided into three sections and each section has three papers. The papers in the first section, "Parapsychology, Philosophy and the Mind," explore "the mind-brain problem," parapsychology and the principle of closure, and The Philosophy of Parapsychology book cross-cultural perspective on dualism and the by: 2.

Philosophy and Parapsychology Hardcover – January 1, by Jan K. Ludwig (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratingsCited by:   Overview. Examines why parapsychology has been held in disdain by scientists, philosophers, and theologians, explores the evidence for ESP, psychokinesis, and life after death, and suggests that these phenomena provide support for a meaningful postmodern spirituality.

In this book, David Ray Griffin, best known for his work on the problem of evil, Brand: State University of New York Press. Parapsychology, Philosophy & Spirituality: A Postmodern Exploration (Constructive Postmodern Thought) In this book, David Ray Griffin, best known for his work on the problem of evil, turns his attention to the even more controversial topic of parapsychology/5(5).

Philosophy and parapsychology by Ludwig, Jan. Publication date Topics The font color of original book written in itself so. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha Pages: Philosophy and Parapsychology.

Excerpt. Matters of Fact well proved ought not to be denied, because we cannot conceive how they can be perform'd. Nor is it a reasonable method of inference, first to presume the thing impossible, and thence to conclude that the fact cannot be proved.

Divergent views on astrology, parapsychology, and quantum mechanics mysticism emphasize topics standard to the philosophy of science. Such issues as confirmation and selection for testing, causality and time, explanation and the nature of scientific laws, the status of theoretical entities, the problem of demarcation, theory and observation, and science and values are discussed/5(4).

I will begin this review by simply stating that David Ray Griffin’s book, “Parapsychology, Philosophy, and Spirituality” is one of the very best books, by my judgment, that I have read in years.

Griffin offers highly in-depth analyses of much accumulated evidence in favor of such “paranormal” phenomena as telepathy, psychokinesis, out /5(3). Summary Examines why parapsychology has been held in disdain by scientists, philosophers, and theologians, explores the evidence for ESP, psychokinesis, and life after death, and suggests that these phenomena provide support for a meaningful postmodern spirituality.

This myth-shattering book explains the evidence for the veracity of psychic phenomena, uniting the teachings of mystics, the theories of quantum physics, and the latest in high-tech experiments. The book is divided into three sections and each section has three papers.

The papers in the first section, “Parapsychology, Philosophy and the Mind,” explore “the mind-brain problem,” parapsychology and the principle of closure, and a cross-cultural perspective on dualism and the : Published by Prometheus Books in (in both hard- and softcover formats, both pp.), Philosophy and Parapsychology ed.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Philosophy of Parapsychology An independent latin-german philosopher examines questions related to parapsychology, afterlife research, metaphysics and philosophy of consciousness.

jueves, 22 de enero de In his highly recommended book "Philosophy as a science". Mundle, Broad, Ducasse and the precognition problem / Bob Brier --[Part V. Parapsychology and the philosophy of mind] Explaining the paranormal, with epilogue / John Beloff. Parapsychology and human nature / H.H. Price.

Philosophy and Psychical Research. Shivesh Chandra Thakur (ed.) - - Routledge. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Parapsychology, Philosophy, and Spirituality: A Postmodern Exploration - Ebook written by David Ray Griffin. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Parapsychology, Philosophy, and Spirituality: A Postmodern Exploration.5/5(1).

Philosophy and Parapsychology Mario Bunge. From: Vol No. 4 Summer Share. Tweet. Mario Bunge. Mario Bunge is a laureate of the International Academy of Humanism and a professor of philosophy at McGill University, Montreal. He is the author of fifty books and five hundred papers on physics and philosophy, among them Foundations of.Readings in the Philosophical Problems of Parapsychology is excellent for students and professionals in the fields of science, social science, philosophy, psychology, and for anyone interested in the methods of scientific inquiry and the way it seeks to explore the uncharted territory of human potential.Included are discussions of telepathy, clairvoyance, telekinesis, precognition, hauntings and apparitions, the impact of psychical research on western philosophy and science, and what afterlife is probably like.

Few twentieth century English-speaking philosophers have written much on these topics.