The roots of coincidence

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Hutchinson and Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 1972 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 159 pages
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User Review  - P_S_Patrick - LibraryThing

Koestler's Roots of Coincidence is a review of relatively modern parapsychological research. It deals with the published evidence of phenomena such as Extra Sensory Perception (ESP) and Psycho-Kinesis ... Read full review

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I'm not good at higher math or science, but this book made me feel so. Probability theory and Chaos are explained in part so that even I can understand them. These are discussed in relation to the ... Read full review


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Born in Budapest in 1905, educated in Vienna, Arthur Koestler immersed himself in the major ideological and social conflicts of his time. A communist during the 1930s, and visitor for a time in the Soviet Union, he became disillusioned with the Party and left it in 1938. Later that year in Spain, he was captured by the Fascist forces under Franco, and sentenced to death. Released through the last-minute intervention of the British government, he went to France where, the following year, he again was arrested for his political views. Released in 1940, he went to England, where he made his home. His novels, reportage, autobiographical works, and political and cultural writings established him as an important commentator on the dilemmas of the 20th century. He died in 1983.

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