The Paranormal: Research and the Quest for Meaning

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Ashgate, Jan 1, 2000 - History - 194 pages
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Carlton (sociology and social policy, University of Durham) considers the enduring fascination with experiences for which science offers no ready explanation. He traces the historical development of ideas and research associated with the paranormal, from the ancient cultures of Mesopotamia and Egypt

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Contents

The Paranormal as a Form of Social Compensation
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The Paranormal as an Aetiological Device
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Near Death
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