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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.
This is the account of a dogged effort by scholars during the second half of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century to unravel claims of a wide variety of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by John Mayfield
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 9 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 10 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 11 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 12 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 15 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 17 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 17 months ago by Harrison Koehli