Frederic William Henry Myers was born on February 6 at Keswick in the Lake .. One of the great founders of psychical research, Project Gutenberg offers free ebooks for Kindle, iPad, Nook, Android, and iPhone. Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death by F. W. H. Myers. No cover available. Download; Bibrec.

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This page was last modified on 11 Julyat InMyers published a long poem, St Paul, which became popular. Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Daleo rated it it was amazing Jul 23, twh Frederic William Henry Myers, — The Need for Responsibility in Parapsychology: Telepathie und Geisterseherei in England.

F.W.H. Myers (Author of Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death)

But Myers, among others, had no such intention and cherished no such illusion. Return to Book Page. As a young man, Myers was involved in homosexual relationships with Arthur Sidgwick, the poet John Addington Symonds[10] and possibly Lord Battersea.

Biographer Trevor Hamilton has defended Myer’s against the allegations of sexual misconduct. Paranormal and Transcendental Experience: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But Myers, among others, had no such intention and cherished no such illusion. Eddie Watkins rated it really liked it Jan 23, Various allegations of sexual deviance were launched against Myfrs by Trevor Hall and others which have been found by subsequent scholarship to be mistaken.


Books by Myers, F. W. H. (Frederic William Henry) (sorted by popularity) – Project Gutenberg

It also explored a telepathic theory to explain such cases. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. Whether all this stuff is true or not — and I think a lot of it probably is — an immensely fascinating book.

Diverse as they are, European literatures, like European languages, are…. Toward a Psychology for the 21st Century by Edward F. Some scholars, however, criticized Phantasms of the Feh for its lack of written testimony and the time elapsed between the occurrence and the report of it being made. Ellen Winner rated it it was ok Jan 05, He was a brother of poet Ernest Myers — and of Dr. Apr 05, Gord Higginson rated it really liked it.

According to Innes the alleged sightings of apparitions were unreliable as they rested upon the memory of the witnesses and no contemporary documents had been produced, even in cases where such documents were alleged to exist. Myersborn February 6,KeswickCumberlandEngland—died January 17,RomeItalyEnglish poet, critic, and essayist whose later life was increasingly devoted to the work of the Psychical Research Society, which he helped to found in Myers’ book greatly impressed Aldous Huxley.



American Journal of Psychiatry The Need for Responsibility in Parapsychology: Spiritualism and Psychical Research in England, In be became an Inspector of schools. A Study of the Fallacies of Perception.

Frederic W. H. Myers

Debunking the Pseudoscience of the Afterlife. Wikisource has original works written by or about: Shane McCorristine in his book Spectres of the Selfexplores the criticisms of Phantasms of the Living in depth.

It was well received by parapsychologists and spiritualistsbeing described as “the Bible of British psychical researchers”. Classic “scientific” study of life after death by Myers, a classicist who was one of the founding members of the British Society for Psychical Research in the late Victorian era.