Simon Schaffer, 1 July 1982
Show More Explaining the Unexplained: Mysteries of the Paranormal by Hans Eysenck and Carl Sargent.
Weidenfeld, 192 pp., £9.95, April 1982, 0 297 78068 9Show More
Appearances of the Dead: A Cultural History of Ghosts by R.C. Finucane.
Junction, 292 pp., £13.50, May 1982, 0 86245 043 8Show More
Hauntings and Apparitions by Andrew Mackenzie.
Heinemann, 240 pp., £8.50, June 1982, 0 434 44051 5Show More
Beyond the Body: An Investigation of Out-of-the-Body Experiences by Susan Blackmore.
Heinemann, 270 pp., £8.50, June 1982, 0 434 07470 5Show More
“... Sigmund Freud. But of course what these two books also recall, and what is made even clearer in Dr Finucane’s masterly history of ghostly appearances, is the aura of fraud rather than luminous ectoplasm which surrounds this whole project. And into this world of spirit and subterfuge, we are astonished to discover, Professor Hans Eysenck of the Institute of ...”