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Philosophy and parapsychology / edited by Jan Ludwig.

Buffalo : Prometheus Books, 1978.
ISBN 0879750766, 0879750758

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Other Authors Ludwig, Jan.
Subjects Parapsychologie.
Parapsychology -- Collected Works.
Parapsychology and philosophy.
Philosophy -- Collected Works.
Description 454 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-448).
Contents Introductory essay : Philosophy and parapsychology / Jan Ludwig -- [Part I. Parapsychology and philosophy] Relevance of psychical research to philosophy / C.D. Broad. Symposium : Is psychical research relevant to philosophy? / M. Kneale, R. Robinson, and C.W.K. Mundle. Review of Kneale, Robinson, and Mundle symposium / C.D. Broad. Science of nonphysical nature / J.B. Rhine. Philosophical importance of "psychic phenomena" / C.J. Ducasse -- [Part II. The argument from the possibility of fraud] Science and the supernatural / George R. Price. On "science and the supernatural" / S.G. Soal. Comments on "science and the supernatural" / J.B. Rhine. Compatibility of science and ESP / Paul E. Meehl, Michael Scriven. Probability, logic and ESP / P.W. Bridgman. Where is the definitive experiment? / George R. Price. Experiment should fit the hypothesis / J.B. Rhine -- [Part III. Conceptual Issues in Parapsychology] Describing and explaining / Antony Flew -- On the meaning of 'paranormal' / Stephen E. Braude. Notes on guessing / James M.O. Wheatley. Conceptualizations of experimental clairvoyance / Harold W. Baldwin. Parapsychology revisited : laws, miracles, and repeatability / Antony Flew. Problem of repeatability in psychical research / Gardner Murphy -- [Part IV. Precognition and its problems] Philosophical implications of foreknowledge / C.D. Broad. Causal objection to precognition / Lewis Foster. Does the concept of precognition make sense? / C.W.K. Mundle. Mundle, Broad, Ducasse and the precognition problem / Bob Brier -- [Part V. Parapsychology and the philosophy of mind] Explaining the paranormal, with epilogue -- 1977 / John Beloff. Parapsychology and human nature / H.H. Price. New frontiers of the brain / Michael Scriven. Central-state materialism and parapsychology / John W. Godbey, Jr. -- [Part VI. Historical postscript] Final impressions of a psychical researcher / William James.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4052854
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