Debating Psychic Experience: Human Potential Or Human Illusion? (Google eBook)
Stanley Krippner, Harris L. Friedman
ABC-CLIO, 2010 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 236 pages
Despite ongoing and repeated attempts to prove or disprove the existence of parapsychological events, there are still no conclusive findings--and certainly no consensus across the worldwide community of scholars, scientists, and proponents of psychic phenomena. Still, there is no shortage of information about this fascinating topic to allow everyone to draw their own conclusions.
This book has been expressly written to make each chapter and topic accessible to a general audience, despite containing a vast amount of theoretical material. The book is organized into two parts: in the first section, proponents of the validity of parapsychological data and critics who reject that validity state their respective positions. In the second part, each group responds to each others' statements in the form of a debate. Other experts from the United States as well as from Australia and Great Britain provide overviews and conclusions.