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Investigating the Kindle of research and metapsychists who attempted to develop a new science of yet to be understood natural forcesLachapelle examines the practices aims and level of success of these five disciplines paying special attention to how they interacted with each other and with the world of mainstream science Their practitioners regarded mystical phenomena worthy of serious study most devotees with notable exceptions of physicians psychiatrists and psychologists also meant to challenge conventional science in general and French science in particular Through these stories Lachapelle illuminates the lively relationship betwe

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Investigating the SupernaturalSéances were wildly popular in France between and when members of the general public and scholars alike turned to the wondrous as a means of understanding and explaining the world Sofie Lachapelle explores how five distinct groups attempted to use and legitimize séances spiritists who tried to create a new science concerned with the spiritual realm and the afterlife occultists who hoped to connect ancient revelations with contemporary science physicians psychiatrists and psychologists who developed a pathology of supernatural experiences psychical researchers who drew on the unexplained experiences of the public to create a new field