Mediality on Trial: Testing and Contesting Trance and Other Media Techniques

Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- The Mediumistic Trial. Testing and Contesting the Thresholds of Agency, Consciousness, and Technology -- Mediumistic Trials of the Long 19th Century -- The Therapeutic Mediologies of Animal Magnetism -- Quite as Powerful. The Mediumistic Controversy in the 19th C...

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Main Author: Voss, Ehler
Contributors: Kassung, Christian (mitwirkender, Contributor) ; Barber, Daniel C. (mitwirkender, Contributor)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Berlin/München/Boston De Gruyter 2020
Series/Journal:Okkulte Moderne Ser. v.2
Further subjects:B Electronic books
Online Access: Volltext (lizenzpflichtig)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
Erscheint auch als: 9783110416367
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Summary:Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- The Mediumistic Trial. Testing and Contesting the Thresholds of Agency, Consciousness, and Technology -- Mediumistic Trials of the Long 19th Century -- The Therapeutic Mediologies of Animal Magnetism -- Quite as Powerful. The Mediumistic Controversy in the 19th Century -- A Case of Quasi-Certainty. William James and the Making of the Subliminal Mind -- Educating the Mediums. Albert von Schrenck-Notzing's Work of Purification on Spiritualism -- 'S. W.' and C. G. Jung: From Mediumship to Analytical Psychology -- Mediumistic Trials of the Short 20th Century -- The Braunau Trance Mediums and their Spiritualist Circle Between the Two World Wars. A Local Study -- Passing the Examination. The Mediumistic Trial and its Double in the Writings of Jeanne Favret-Saada -- The Angel in the Machine. Divining Legal Authorship in Channelled and Computer-Generated Works -- The Return of the Controversy. Testing Psychics in the 1970s and its Consequences for German Parapsychology -- Clairvoyance for the Security of the Republic. Gerard Croiset and the Search for Hanns Martin Schleyer (1977) -- California Dreamin'. The Invention of Modern Western Shamanism as a Mediumistic Trial of the 20th Century -- Mediators of Trance. María Sabina - Gordon Wasson - Bruce Conner -- Psychic Spies. Cold War Science and the Military-Occult Complex -- Mediumistic Trials of the 21st Century -- The Magus of Silicon Valley. Immortality, Apocalypse, and God Making in Ray Kurzweil's Transhumanism -- Fighting the Fakers and Fooling the Fighters. Skeptics between Triumph and Agony, or: The Birth of the Skeptical Movement from the Spirit of Magic -- Mediating Spirits. Sensation, Form and the Body in American Spiritualism -- Mediating "Mystery". Pentecostalism, the Media, and the Social Production of Hope and Suspicion in the Brazilian Crime Debate.
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ISBN:3110416417