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Leaps of Faith
By Nicholas Humphrey

Leaps of Faith

Science, Miracles, and the Search for Supernatural Consolation

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Leaps of Faith by Nicholas Humphrey

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"Elegant and literate" -THE TIMES OF LONDON "The kind of book that both skeptics and believers would do well to read"- SKEPTICAL INQUIRER "An urbane, original, convincing rebuttal of paranormal and supernatural notions" -NEW SCIENTIST "A lively, entertaining book...Humphrey has set himself a larger task than simply explaining why people believe in parapsychology: the task of explaining why it is irrational to believe in it."-NATURE

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780387987200
ISBN-10: 0387987207
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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