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PF Bibliography #6: Parapsychology as a Science


When a volume listed below is available in the Eileen J. Garrett Library, the call numbers indicating the location of the book on the shelves are listed in bold at the end of the reference. If a book is available for sale on our on-line store, http://www.psi-mart.com, a click through has also been added at the end of the reference.

Alcock, J. (1990). Science and Supernature: A Critical Appraisal of Parapsychology. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus. (133.8 ALC)

Brier, B. (1974). Methodology in parapsychology and other sciences. In A. Angoff & B. Shapin (Eds.), Parapsychology and the Sciences (pp. 15-25). New York: Parapsychology Foundation. (PF 133.06 PAR 1972) To purchase this book from our on-line store click on the following link: http://www.psi-mart.com/details.php?Id=&IdArt=77

Dingwall, E.J. (1974). Is modern parapsychology a science? In A. Angoff& B. Shapin (Eds.), Parapsychology and the Sciences (pp. 1-12). New York: Parapsychology Foundation. (PF 133.06 PAR 1972) To purchase this book from our on-line store click on the following link: http://www.psi-mart.com/details.php?Id=&IdArt=77

Hyman, R. (1989). The Elusive Quarry: A Scientific Appraisal of Psychical Research. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books. (133.072 HYM)

Irwin, H.J. (2003). Evaluation of parapsychology as a scientific enterprise. In H.J. Irwin, An Introduction to Parapsychology (4th ed.) (pp. 305-320). Jefferson, NC: McFarland. (133.072 IRW) To purchase this book from our on-line store, click on the following link: http://www.psi-mart.com/details.php?Id=&IdArt=240

Kurtz, P. (1978). Is parapsychology a science? Skeptical Inquirer, 3, 14-32.

McClenon, J. (1984). Deviant Science: The Case of Parapsychology. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press. (133.0722 MCC)

Rao, K.R. (1982). Science and the legitimacy of psi. In B. Shapin& L. Coly (Eds.), Parapsychology and the Experimental Method (pp. 100-112). New York: Parapsychology Foundation. (PF 133.06 PAR) To purchase this book from our on-line store click on the following link: http://www.psi-mart.com/details.php?Id=&IdArt=86

Rhine, J.B. (1947). Impatience with scientific method in parapsychology. Journal of Parapsychology, 11, 283-295.

Schouten, S.A. (2002). Beyond the enchanted boundary. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 96, 164-171.

Stevenson, I. (1988). Was the attempt to identify parapsychology as a separate field of science misguided? Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 82, 309-317.

Truzzi, M. (1980). A skeptical look at Paul Kurtz’s analysis of the scientific status of parapsychology. Journal of Parapsychology, 44, 35-56.

Walach, H., & Schmidt, S. (2005). Repairing Plato’s life boat with Ockham’s Razor: The important function of research in anomalies for consciousness studies. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 12, 52-70.


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