Joseph Banks Rhine

 

 

From The Soul of the Universe, 1940 by Gustaf Strömberg

Recently some new evidence has been uncovered which makes it almost necessary for us to regard mental phenomena as transcending physical space. The investigations by Rhine and his associates at Duke University have shown the reality1 of the phenomena of telepathy (transfer of thoughts and mental pictures) and clairvoyance (seeing at a distance without use of the eyes). Most people appear to have a rudimentary sense in this direction, others have it somewhat more developed, and the higher degrees of development or activation appear to be hereditary. According to Rhine the faculties can be measured with high precision (etc). It makes not difference whether the distance to the "observed" object is 10 feet or 250 miles. Obstructions have no effect, neither has the position of the objects in relation to the "observer."

      1 After this was written, several psychologists have expressed doubts about the validity of Rhine's conclusions. Even if it ultimately should be shown that hiss results are not conclusive and that telepathy and clairvoyance are not normal phenomena, there is a very great number of perfectly well established definite cases for which no other explanation seems possible. To ignore such evidence is deliberately to overlook a most important clue to the nature of mental phenomena in general.

Philadelphia : David McKay 1948, pp. 171-2.

 

From The Integration of Human Knowledge, 1958 by Oliver Leslie Reiser

The writing of this book has taken about ten years. During these years I have had the benefit of comments from numerous friends and critics. My greatest debt is to Mr. B. G. H. Vanderjagt, who has helped me work out the pantheistic philosophy here set forth. Beyond that, my thanks are due Dr. Albert Einstein for his encouragement in this effort at developing a form of pantheism which, as he put it, "is very near my own." I am grateful for helpful comments and criticisms from John Dewey, Harlow Shapley, Alfred Korzybski, J. R. Kirk, J. B. Rhine, Stuart Carter Dodd, F. L. Kunz, T. Weiner, Julius Stulman, Joseph Bunzel, Mario Lins, C. K. Bliss, George P. Conger, C. Judson Herrick, [etc., etc.]

Boston : Porter Sargent 1958, pp. 8-9.

 

From Encyclopedia of The Unexplained, 1974 by Richard Cavendish (with J. B. Rhine)
(Contributors)

J. B. Rhine, pioneer of experimental research in parapsychology as Director of the Parapsychology Laboratory, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, and subsequently as Executive Director of the Foundation for Research on the Nature of Man ; author of The Reach of the Mind,, 1947 ; co-author of Parapsychology : Frontier Science of the Mind, 1957, and Extrasensory Perception After Sixty Years, 1966.

New York, etc. : McGraw-Hill 1974, p. 9.

 

Bibliographic (University of Califor

1 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980 The reach of the mind �9 2 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. Parapsychology and its meaning for humanity 1977 3 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. Parapsychology, frontier science of the mind: a survey of the field, the methods, and the facts of ESP and PK research / 1974 4 Full Record Parapsychology from Duke to FRNM / 1972 5 Full Record Progress in parapsychology, 1971 6 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. Parapsychology today. 1968 7 Full Record Pratt, J. Gaither (Joseph Gaither), 1910-1979 Extra-sensory perception after sixty years; a critical appraisal of the research in extra-sensory perception 1967 8 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. Parapsychology, frontier science of the mind; a survey of the field, the methods, and the facts of ESP and PK research, 1962 9 Full Record Parapsychology from Duke to FRNM, 1965 10 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. Extra-sensory perception, 1964 11 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. Parapsychology, frontier science of the mind; a survey of the field, the methods, and the facts of ESP and PK research, 1962 12 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980 The reach of the mind 1962 13 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. Parapsychology : frontier science of the mind : a survey of the field, the methods, and the facts of ESP and PK research / 1957 14 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. The reach of the mind. 1956 15 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. New world of the mind. 1953 16 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. Telepathy and human personality, the tenth Frederic W. H. Myers memorial lecture, 1950. 1950 17 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. The reach of the mind. 1947 18 Full Record Pratt, J. Gaither (Joseph Gaither), 1910-1979. Extra-sensory perception after sixty years; 1940 19 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. Neuland der seele, 1938 20 Full Record The Journal of parapsychology 1937 nia) 21 Full Record Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. New frontiers of the mind; the story of the Duke experiments, 1937 22 Full Record Rhine, J.B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. Extra-sensory perception, 1934

Author Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980. Title Neuland der Seele. Ubersetzt und eingeleitet von Prof. Dr. Hans Driesch. Publisher Stuttgart, Dt. Verlags-Anstalt [n.d.] Description 236 p. Language German

Author Cavendish, Richard Title Encyclopedia of the unexplained; magic, occultism and parapsychology. Edited by Richard Cavendish. Special consultant on parapsychology: J. B. Rhine Publisher London, Routledge & K. Paul, [1974] Description 304 p. illus. (part col.) 29 cm Note Bibliography: p. 286-297 ISBN 0710076991 Language English

Author Cavendish, Richard Title The encyclopedia of the unexplained: magic, occultism, and parapsychology. Special consultant on parapsychology: J. B. Rhine Publisher New York, McGraw-Hill [1974] Description 304 p. illus. 29 cm Note Bibliography: p. 286-297 ISBN 0070102953 Language English

 

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