The problem of disenchantment: scientific naturalism and esoteric discourse, 1900-1939

8 Laboratories of Enchantment: Parapsychology in Search of a Paradigm9 Professionals Out of the Ordinary: How Parapsychology Became a University Discipline; Part 4 Esoteric Epistemologies; 10 Esoteric Epistemologies; 11 The Problems of a Gnostic Science: The Case of Theosophy's Occult Chemistry...

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Published in:Studies in the history of religions
Contributors: Asprem, Egil 1984- (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Boston Brill 2014
In: Studies in the history of religions (volume 147)
Year: 2014, Volume: 147
Series/Journal:Studies in the history of religions volume 147
Further subjects:B REFERENCE ; Questions & Answers
B Religion
B Science
B Electronic books
B Occultism
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Summary:8 Laboratories of Enchantment: Parapsychology in Search of a Paradigm9 Professionals Out of the Ordinary: How Parapsychology Became a University Discipline; Part 4 Esoteric Epistemologies; 10 Esoteric Epistemologies; 11 The Problems of a Gnostic Science: The Case of Theosophy's Occult Chemistry; 12 Perceiving Higher Worlds: Two Perspectives; Conclusion: Implications for the Study of Science, Religion, and Esotericism; Bibliography; Index of Names; Index of Subject.
List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Limits of Reason; Part 1 From Process to Problem; 1 From Process to Problem; 2 Science as Worldview; Part 2 New Natural Theologies; 3 Brave New World: An Introduction to Part Two; 4 Physical Science in a Modern Mode; 5 The Meaning of Life: Mechanism and Purpose in the Sciences of Life and Mind; 6 Five Schools of Natural Theology: Reconciling Science and Religion; Part 3 Laboratories of Enchantment; 7 Against Agnosticism: Psychical Research and the Naturalisation of the Supernatural.
The Problem of Disenchantment offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to the intellectual history of science, religion, and "the occult" in the early 20th century
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index. - Print version record
ISBN:1306976715