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Barrett, William Sir 1844-1925

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Works: 109 works in 304 publications in 3 languages and 2,112 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Miscellanea  Sources  History  Juvenile works  Laboratory manuals 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor
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Most widely held works by William Barrett
Psychical research by William Barrett( Book )

38 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To compress into a small volume such as the present an outline of psychical research has proved a more formidable task than I anticipated when the Editors asked me to undertake this work. The problems are so new and entangled and the results so startling that it is very difficult to present them in a brief yet readable and convincing form. A superficial sketch of the subject might have been given, but that seemed hardly worthy of the aim which the Editors have in view. I have therefore endeavoured to give a brief survey in separate chapters of the principal lines of work and of the results so far achieved by the Society for Psychical Research"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
The divining-rod; an experimental and psychological investigation by William Barrett( Book )

16 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English scientist and a noted bibliographer collaborated some 40 years ago on this study of dowsing, or water-witching
On the threshold of the unseen : an examination of the phenomena of spiritualism and of the evidence for survival after death by William Barrett( Book )

39 editions published between 1917 and 2016 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 1917 publication English physicist Sir William Fletcher Barrett (1844-1925) purports to rescue psychical research from the scorn of his colleagues and provide indisputable evidence for the existence of psychic phenomena. A successful scientist (he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society and was honoured with a knighthood), Barrett was better known for his psychical work and his attempts to reconcile it with his scientific pursuits. Certain that the human spirit could linger after bodily death, in this book Barrett examines a wide range of spiritualist practices including levitation, spirit photography, mediumship, automatic writing, the ouija board, clairvoyance, and telepathy, carefully considering the evidence for each phenomenon in the hope that they will in time be recognised as scientifically established facts. This book is a much-revised edition of Barrett's 1908 publication On the Threshold of a New World of Thought, republished to include more 'trustworthy' evidence
Death-bed visions : the psychical experiences of the dying by William Barrett( Book )

19 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nineteenth century British physicist examines cases of dying individuals hearing music, having visions of the spirit leaving the body, and seeing people who were already dead
Light and sound : an examination of their reputed analogy by William Barrett( )

2 editions published in 1870 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occultism and common-sense by Beckles Willson( )

5 editions published between 1908 and 1909 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a member of the Society of Psychical Research, Wilson's work Occultism and Common-Sense is a scientific study of mesmerism, telepathy, dreams, clairvoyance and the materializing of the dead. The author notes his struggle to unmask the truths behind such phenomena and scientifically authenticate the popular theories during this era of psychological progress
On the threshold of a new world of thought; an examination of the phenomena of spiritualism by William Barrett( Book )

8 editions published between 1908 and 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presidential addresses to the Society for Psychical Research, 1882-1911 by Society for Psychical Research (Great Britain)( Book )

3 editions published between 1912 and 1996 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeing without eyes by William Barrett( )

6 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early chapters in science : a first book of knowledge of natural history, botany, physiology, physics and chemistry for young people by Frances Emily Moberly Awdry( )

4 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical physics by William Barrett( Book )

8 editions published between 1892 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian science : an examination of the religion of health by William Barrett( Book )

4 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The religion of health; an examination of Christian science by William Barrett( Book )

1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swedenborg: the savant & the seer by William Barrett( Book )

6 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creative thought and the problem of evil by William Barrett( Book )

4 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gate of remembrance; the story of the psychological experiment which resulted in the discovery of the Edgar Chapel at Glastonbury by Frederick Bligh Bond( Book )

1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Richard Beere, 1493-1524. Began Edgar Chapel; built crypt under Lady Chapel and dedicated it to St Joseph; built a chapel of the Holy Sepulchre at south end of nave; built the Loretto chapel; added vaulting under central tower and flying buttresses at east end of choir; built St Benignus' Church and rebuilt Tribunal. Richard Whiting, 1525-1539. Completed Edgar Chapel."--Wikipedia
Au seuil de l'invisible by William Barrett( Book )

6 editions published between 1923 and 2015 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principia, or, The first principles of natural things : to which are added the minor principia and a summary of the Principia by Emanuel Swedenborg( Book )

5 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this scientific work, Swedish philosopher and mystic Emanuel Swedenborg outlines his philosophical method, which incorporates experience, geometry, and the power of reason. He also presents his theories of the formation of the universe, which contains arguably the first statement of the Nebula Hypothesis for the formation of the solar system
Introduction to the "Principia" of Emanuel Swedenborg by Isaiah Tansley( Book )

2 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychical Research by William Barrett( Book )

3 editions published between 1891 and 1918 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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