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Authors of the impossible
Jeffrey John Kripal

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Authors of the impossible
the paranormal and the sacred
Jeffrey J. Kripal.

Published 2010 by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The book as séance: Frederic Myers and the London Society for Psychical Research After Life
Myers and the founding of the S.P.R
The subliminal gothic: the human as two
The supernormal and evolution: the world as two
Telepathy: the communications technology of the spirit
The perfect insect of the imaginal
The telepathic and the erotic: Myers's platonic speech
Seeds of a super-story: Charles Fort and the fantastic narrative of western occulture
The parable of the peaches: Fort's mischievous monistic life
Collecting and classifying the data of the damned: Fort's comparative method
The three eras or dominants: Fort's philosophy of history
The philosophy of the hyphen: Fort's dialectical monism
Galactic colonialism: Fort's science mysticism and dark mythology
Evolution, wild talents, and the poltergeist girls: Fort's magical anthropology
The future technology of folklore: Jacques Vallee and the UFO phenomenon
Forbidden science (1957-69)
Passport to Magonia: from folklore to flying saucers
The invisible college
The present technology of folklore: computer technology and remote viewing
In the psychic underground
The alien contact trilogy and the mature multiverse gnosis
Sub rosa: the three secrets
The hermeneutics of light
Returning the human sciences to consciousness: Bertrand Méheust and the sociology of the impossible
A double premise
Méheust and the master
Science fiction and flying saucers
The challenge of the magnetic and the shock of the psychical
"if only one of these facts . . .": the impossible case of Alexis Didier
The collective mind: Bateson, De Martino, Vallee, and Jung
Agent X: projection theory turned back on itself.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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Library of Congress
BF1028 .K75 2010

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p. cm.

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