Chapter 4. Some Difficulties in the Way of Scientific Recognition of Extrasensory Perception

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., M.A., M.B., B.Ch. and
  2. Elaine C. P. Millar A.H.W.C., A.R.I.C
  1. J. Fraser Nicol

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470718964.ch4

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Extrasensory Perception

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Extrasensory Perception

How to Cite

Nicol, J. F. (2008) Some Difficulties in the Way of Scientific Recognition of Extrasensory Perception, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Extrasensory Perception (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and E. C. P. Millar), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470718964.ch4

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  1. Cambridge, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1956

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470722398

Online ISBN: 9780470718964

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Keywords:

  • spirit of exact;
  • unimpassioned enquiry;
  • psychical research;
  • scientific and scholarly disciplines;
  • extensive accounts

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • 1. The seeming irrelevance of the subject to other sciences

  • 2. Failure to produce a repeatable experiment

  • 3. Disagreement on the quality of the printed evidence

  • 4. Unsubstantiated Claims

  • General summary and conclusions

  • References

  • Discussion