The Supernatural?

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Overview

This Is A New Release Of The Original 1892 Edition.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781498014854
  • Publisher: Literary Licensing LLC
  • Publication date: 3/30/2014
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Superstition 1
Witchcraft 1
Believers in the Supernatural 1
The Unknowable 9
Divisions of the Mind 9
Perception 9
Intellect (Memory, Reason, Imagination) 9
Emotion 9
Will 9
Sense Deceptions generally 21
Definition of Hallucination and Illusion 21
Physiology of Hallucination and Illusion 21
Classification 21
Sane Sense Deceptions
Simple Sense Deceptions 31
Atmospheric Illusions 31
The Mirage 31
The Fata Morgana 31
The Giant of the Brocken Mountain 31
Fog Spectres 31
Case of Dr. Lombard 31
A Murderer's Hallucination 31
A Lover's Apparition 31
Nicolai 31
Sir Walter Scott's Friend's Illusion 31
An American's Illusion 31
Beethoven 31
Luther 31
The Demon of Socrates 31
Hallucinations and Illusions by Suggestion 31
Epidemic Hallucinations and Illusions 31
Vampires 31
Mrs. A.'s Sense Deceptions 31
De Quincey's Day Dreams 31
Sleep 62
A Dreamless Sleep 62
Dreams Generally 62
Are Dreams Divinely Inspired? 62
Ancient Ideas of Dreams 62
Classification of Dreams 62
Dream Illusions 62
Dream Hallucinations 62
Nightmare 62
Persistent Dream Images 62
Differences between the Sleeping and Waking Mind 62
Prophetic Dreams and their Occasional Fulfilment 62
Somnambulism 62
Dream Crimes 62
Ghosts in all Countries 95
Causes of Belief in Ghosts 95
Reasons Against Reality of Ghosts 95
Ominous Night Noises 95
Explanation of Phantasms of the Dead 95
Unexplained Ghost Stories 95
Phantasms of the Living 95
Telepathy 95
Introductory 153
Fiction and Romance 153
Travellers' Tales 153
The Genesis of Oriental Miracles 153
Oriental Literature concerning Magic 153
The Basket Trick 153
The Mango Tree Trick 153
The Burial Trick 153
Andrew Jackson Davis 182
The Fox Family 182
Mrs. Culver's Statement 182
Daniel Douglass Home 182
The Davenport Brothers 182
Annie Eva Fay 182
Dr. Slade 182
Prosecution of Slade 182
Eglinton 182
So-called Materialisations 182
Artemus Ward on Mediums 182
What has Investigation Proved? 182
Table-turning 182
Thought-reading 182
Spirit Photography 182
Report of the Seybert Commission 182
Madame Blavatsky 215
The Starting of the Theosophical Society 215
Madame Blavatsky in India 215
Madame Blavatsky in London 215
The Coulombs' Confession 215
Mr. Hodgson's Report 215
What Theosophists say 215
Mrs. Besant 215
Doubtful Cases of Sense Deceptions
Joan of Arc 233
Percy Shelley 233
Swedenborg 233
Insane Sense Deceptions
Analogy between Dreams and Insanity 241
Hallucinations of Hearing 241
Illusions of Hearing 241
Hallucinations of Sight 241
Illusions of Sight 241
Hallucinations and Illusions of Touch, Taste, and Smell 241
Complicated Hallucinations and Illusions 241
Sense Deceptions caused by Fever, Poisoned Blood Supply
Belladonna 258
Indian Hemp 258
Opium 258
Conclusion
An Addendum to the Chapter on Theosophy 268
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