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Science and the Afterlife Experience: Evidence for&hellip by Chris Carter
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding!, 25 Oct 2012
Science and the Afterlife Experience is the concluding volume in a trilogy by Oxford-trained philosopher Chris Carter. Together, the books meticulously build a case for the proposition that materialism is fatally flawed because it cannot deal with a raft of evidence for paranormal phenomena and postmortem survival. All three books are outstanding, but Science and the Afterlife Experience trumps the other two and brings Carter's argument to a dramatic conclusion.

In this book Carter deals with children's past-life recollections, apparitions, and mental mediumship. He selects his examples carefully, and weaves further examples into his rebuttals of skeptical arguments, covering a… Read more
Parapsychology and the Skeptics by Chris Carter
6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Major Contribution, 3 Nov 2007
Chris Carter's "Parapsychology and the Skeptics" is a major contribution to the literature of the paranormal.

Carter ably recounts the history of ESP studies, covering telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition, and micro-PK. He shows how improved protocols and ever more sophisticated statistical analysis have answered skeptical objections. Then he looks at trends in quantum physics, demonstrating that the new post-Newtonian world-picture has ample room for psi phenomena. Finally, he dips into the philosophy of science and provides the clearest exposition of Popper's falsifiability principle I've seen.

His conclusions are that parapsychology has all the elements necessary… Read more