Cock Lane and Common-Sense by Andrew Lang

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Author Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912
Title Cock Lane and Common-Sense
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Savage spiritualism -- Ancient spiritualism -- Comparative psychical research -- Haunted houses -- Cock Lane and common-sense -- Apparitions, ghosts, and hallucinations -- Scrying or crystal-gazing -- The second sight -- Ghosts before the law -- A modern trial for witchcraft -- Presbyterian ghost hunters -- The logic of table-turning -- The ghost theory of the origin of religion.
Language English
LoC Class BF: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Psychology, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis
Subject Ghosts
Subject Parapsychology -- Early works to 1900
Category Text
EBook-No. 12674
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Dec 15, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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