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I bought this book with mild interest thinking it could be fun vacation reading.
Ms Blum has written a wonderful story of a heroic group of people, scientests who believed that science should explore and, if possible, test the supernatural.
Blum examines the work of the psychical researchers with respect, objectivity, and understanding.
Exploring the paranormal is nothing new. These pioneer scientists from the late 19th century courageously tried to gather answers to the afterlife to the scorn of the scientific... Read morePublished 5 months ago by doorknob
This book is a well organized review of a search for a scientific basis for proving that life after death exists. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
This fascinating book looks at how, when William James, the father of modern psychology, came up with research that indicated an afterlife, the scientific community denigrated him... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Susie Madrak
I initially listened to this book on CD a couple years ago. The author does an amazing job of showing how hard William James & his colleagues worked to apply the scientific... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Maren Hansen
I love it. My friends and I had a book club and this is the book that we read. We are intrested in the paranormal and this was a great book to start with.Published 11 months ago by A. Sohnly
THIS BOOK SHOWS MANS NEVER ENDING SEARCH FOR AND CURIOSITY ABOUT A POSSIBLE AFTER LIFE. ALSO HAS A BIT OF INTERESTING HISTORY.Published 13 months ago by MARGIE
Deborah Blum's book focuses on one of the most fascinating periods of scientific research into the paranormal: from the foundation of the Society of Psychical Research in 1882... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Harrison Koehli
a good historical depiction of scientific research that was done in an attempt to explain the spirit world or paranormal activities.Published 13 months ago by ovstudio
If you love stories about ghosts and strange encounters then you should get this book! I ordered this for my daughter`s college class but ending up reading it also!Published 14 months ago by the Madre