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7.3c.1. Parapsychology (Parapsychology on PhilPapers)

Beloff, John (1990). Parapsychology and radical dualism. In The Relentless Question. McFarland & Company.   (Cited by 7 | Google)
Beloff, John (1987). Parapsychology and the mind-body problem. Inquiry 30 (September):215-25.   (Cited by 5 | Google)
Braude, Stephen, Guest column: Terminological reform in parapsychology: A giant step backwards.   (Google)
Abstract: Parapsychologists have never been entirely satisfied with their technical vo- cabulary, and occasionally their discontent leads to attempts at terminological reform.1 Recently, a number of prominent parapsychologists, led by Ed May, have regularly abandoned some of parapsychology’s traditional and central categories in favor of some novel alternatives (see, e.g., May, Utts, and Spot- tiswoode, 1995a, 1995b; May, Spottiswood, Utts, and James, 1995). They rec- ommend replacing the term ª ESPº with ª anomalous cognitionº (or AC) and ª psychokinesis (PK)º with ª anomalous perturbationº (or AP). Advocates of these new terms also propose replacing the term ª psiº or ª psi phenomenaº with ª anomalous mental phenomena.º Superf icially at least, these proposals seem merely to be modest extensions of parapsychology’s increasingly fre- quent use of the term ª anomalousº as a substitute for ª paranormal,º a practice which (although controversial) is not without merit, and which Palmer has vigorously defended (1986, 1987, 1992). But in my view, the proposed new terminology creates more problems than it solves
Burns, Jean E. (1993). Current hypotheses about the nature of the mind-brain relationship and their relationship to findings in parapsychology. In K. Ramakrishna Rao (ed.), Cultivating Consciousness. Praeger.   (Google)
Churchland, Paul M. (1987). How parapsychology could become a science. Inquiry 30 (3):227 – 239.   (Google)
Dilley, Frank B. (1998). David Ray Griffin, parapsychology, philosophy and spirituality: A postmodern exploration. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 44 (1).   (Google)
Fales, Evan (1998). David Ray Griffin, parapsychology, philosophy, and spirituality: A postmodern exploration. (Albany, NY: State university of new York press, 1997.) Pp. XIV+339, US $59.50 hb., $19.95 pk. Religious Studies 34 (1):103-114.   (Google)
Flew, Antony (ed.) (1987). Readings in the Philosophical Problems of Parapsychology. Prometheus Books.   (Google)
French, Peter A. (ed.) (1975). Philosophers in Wonderland: Philosophy and Psychical Research. Llewellyn Publications.   (Google)
Godbey Jr, John W. (1975). Central-state materialism and parapsychology. Analysis 36 (October):22-25.   (Google)
Griffin, David Ray (1993). Parapsychology and philosophy: A Whiteheadian postmodern perspective. Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research 87:217-88.   (Cited by 4 | Google)
King, Peter (2003). Parapsychology without the 'para' (or the psychology). Think 3.   (Google)
Abstract: possible, your investigation is unlikely ever to get off the ground), there’s no such excuse for philosophers. The philosopher should be unrestricted by fashions in thought, including the unquestioning acceptance of whatever scientific theories are currently dominant. The fact is, however, that in this field and in the philosophy of mind, many
Lloyd, Peter (ms). Application of mental monism to parapsychology.   (Google)
Abstract: This short essay is a follow-on to Mental Monism Considered as a Solution to the Mind- Body Problem, in ‘Mind and its Place in the World: Non-Reductionist Approaches to the Ontology of Consciousness’, edited by Alexander Batthyany and Avshalom Elitzur, published by Ontos Verlag, Frankfurt, December 2005. It was originally planned as a final section of that essay but, at forty-four pages the latter was already oversize, so the parapsychology section was dropped from that publication
Ludwig, Jan (ed.) (1978). Philosophy and Parapsychology. Prometheus Books.   (Google)
Morris, Robert L. (1987). Parapsychology and the demarcation problem. Inquiry 30 (3):241 – 251.   (Google)
Palmquist, Stephen (online). Kant’s criticism of swedenborg: Parapsychology and the origin of the copernican hypothesis.   (Google)
Abstract: Parapsychology, Philosophy and the Mind: A Festschrift in Honour of John Beloff’s 80th Birthday, ed. Fiona Steinkamp (McFarland Press, 2002)
Palmer, John (1998). Parapsychology, anomaly, and altered states of consciousness. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (2):302-303.   (Google)
Poortman, J. J. (1964). Philosophy, Theosophy, Parapsychology. Leyden, A. W. Sythoff.   (Google)
Price, E. A. (1981). A "three worlds" perspective to the mind-brain relationship in parapsychology. Parapsychological Journal of South Africa 2:38-49.   (Google)
Price, H. H. (1995). Philosophical Interactions with Parapsychology: The Major Writings of H.H. Price on Parapsychology and Survival. St. Martin's Press.   (Google)
Abstract: This is a collection of the most important writings of Oxford philosopher H.H. Price on the topics of psychical research and survival of death, collected from a wide variety of sources unavailable to most interested readers. Included are discussions of telepathy, clairvoyance, telekinesis, precognition, hauntings and apparitions, the impact of psychical research on western philosophy and science, and what afterlife is probably like. Few twentieth century English-speaking philosophers have written much on these topics. Of those who did so and whose writings have not been collected and published in a single source, H.H. Price was the most important
Sprigge, Timothy L. S. (2003). What might parapsychology contribute to our view of the world. Think 5.   (Google)
Stokes, Douglas M. (1997). The Nature of Mind: Parapsychology and the Role of Consciousness in the Physical World. McFarland and Co.   (Cited by 4 | Google | More links)
Thakur, Shivesh Chandra (ed.) (1976). Philosophy and Psychical Research. Humanities Press.   (Google)
Wassermann, G. D. (1955). Some comments on methods and statements in parapsychology and other sciences. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 6 (22):122-140.   (Google | More links)