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A Skeptic's handbook of parapsychology

Author: Paul Kurtz
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, ©1985.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Skeptic's handbook of parapsychology.
Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, ©1985
(OCoLC)565597601
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Kurtz
ISBN: 0879753021 9780879753023 0879753005 9780879753009
OCLC Number: 13073577
Description: xxvii, 727 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Historical overviews: A critical historical overview of paraspychology / Ray Hyman ; The search for a demonstration of ESP / C.E.M. Hansel ; Psychokinesis : fifty years afterward / Edward Girden and Ellen Girden ; Modern occultism / Simon Newcomb ; The need for responsibility in parapsychology : my sixty years of psychical research / E.J. Dingwall --
pt. 2. The argument from fraud: Spiritualists, mediums, and psychics : some evidence of fraud / Paul Kurtz ; Spiritualism exposed : Margaret Fox Kane confesses to fraud / Margaret Fox Kane ; Confessions of a "telepthist" / Douglas Blackburn ; Metapsychics and the incredulity of psychologists / John E. Coover ; Fraudulent children in psychical research / J. Fraser Nicol ; The establishment of data manipulation in the Soal-Shackleton experiments / Betty Markwick ; J.B. Rhine and the Levy scandal / D. Scott Rogo ; A note on Borley Rectory : "the most haunted house in England" / Trevor H. Hall ; The role of conjurors in psi research / James Randi ; Magicians in the psi lab : many misperceptions / Martin Gardner --
pt. 3. Parapsychologists reply: What is your counter-explanation? : a plea to skeptics to think again / John Beloff ; Parapsychology and its critics / Douglas M. Stokes ; The adventures of a psi-inhibitory experimenter / Susan Blackmore ; Skeptical literature on paraspsychology : an annotated bibliography / Gerd Hövelmann ; annotation to the annotated bibliography, by Ray Hyman --
pt. 4. Parapsychology : science or pseudoscience?: Why parapsychology demands a critical response / Christopher Scott ; Is parapsychology a science? / Paul Kurtz ; Parapsychology : science or pseudoscience? / Antony Flew ; Parasyscjology as a 'spiritual" science / James E. Alcock --
pt. 5. Some methodological and theroetical issues: Statistical problems in ESP research / Persi Diaconis ; Psrapsychology and quantum mechanics / Martin Gardner ; Detective work in parapsychology / Denys Parsons ; Can meta-analysis resolve the ESP controversy? / Charles Akers --
pt. 6. Further critiques: Reflections on psychic sleuths / Piet Hein Hoebens (ed. by Marcello Truzzi) ; Evidence of survival from near-death experiences? / Gerd H. Hövelmann ; Magical thinking and parapsychology / Leonard Zusne.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Kurtz.

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