David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 39 (3):323-334 (2008)
This paper analyses the fraught relationship between physics, the ‘occult sciences’ in the decades aroundFor some there was no relationship at all, Spiritualists converged for others there was a relationship but they did not agree on what it looked likeMany physicists, the electrical theory of matter , others in interpreting X-rays, Psychic Other Aspects of the ‘New’ Physics As Powerful Ways of Rendering, occult effects scientifically more understandableHowever they were opposed by commentators on physics who agreed that there was a relationship between the ‘new’ physics & Research Psychical.
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