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Ghost hunters : William James and the search for scientific proof of life after death

Author: Deborah Blum
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces how the respected psychologist brother of Henry James set out to gather scientific data proving the existence of ghosts at the end of the nineteenth century, forming the American Society for Psychical Research.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blum, Deborah, 1954-
Ghost hunters.
New York : Penguin Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607641033
Named Person: William James; William James
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Blum
ISBN: 1594200904 9781594200908 9780143038955 0143038958
OCLC Number: 65538774
Description: 370 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude --
The night side --
A spirit of unbelief --
Lights and shadows --
Metaphysics and metatrousers --
Infinite rationality --
All ye who enter here --
The principles of psychology --
The invention of ectoplasm --
The unearthly archive --
A prophecy of death --
A force not generally recognized --
A ghost story.
Responsibility: Deborah Blum.
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Traces how the respected psychologist brother of Henry James set out to gather scientific data proving the existence of ghosts at the end of the nineteenth century, forming the American Society for Psychical Research.

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