A Skeptic's Handbook of Parapsychology

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Contents
Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: More Than a Century of Psychical Research xi
Contributors xxv
Part 1: Historical Overviews
1.
A Critical Historical Overview of Parapsychology
RAY HYMAN
3
2.
The Search for a Demonstration of ESP
C. E. M. HANSEL
97
3.
Psychokinesis: Fifty Years Afterward
EDWARD GIRDEN and ELLEN GIRDEN
129
4.
Modern Occultism
SIMON NEWCOMB
147
5.
The Need for Responsibility in Parapsychology:
My Sixty Years in Psychical Research
E. J. DINGWALL
161
Part 2: The Argument from Fraud
6.
Spiritualists, Mediums, and Psychics:
Some Evidence of Fraud
PAUL KURTZ
177
7.
Spiritualism Exposed: Margaret Fox Kane Confesses to Fraud
MARGARET FOX KANE
225
8.
Confessions of a "Telepathist"
DOUGLAS BLACKBURN
235
9.
Metapsychics and the Incredulity of Psychologists
JOHN E. COOVER
241
10.
Fraudulent Children in Psychical Research
J. FRASER NICOL
275

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