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THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY

ROBERT AMADOU

Writer, editor. B. February 16, 1924, Bois-Colombes (Siene), France; d. 2006 in Paris. Licencié es lettres, diplôome d'études supérieures de philosophie, University of Paris (Sorbonne). Editor, Revue Métapsychique, 1952-55; editor, 1955-59, La Tour Saint-Jacques. Charter member, Parapsychological Assn.; member: First International Conference of Parapsychological Studies, Utrecht, 1953; Conference on Philosophy and Parapsychology, Saint Paul de Vence, France, 1954; International Symposium on Psychology and Parapsychology, Asnières-sur-Oise, France, 1956. Editor, La Science et le Paranormal (Proceedings of the first three International Symposia of Parapsychological Studies; 1955).

Mr. Amadou is the author of the books Albert Schweitzer, Studies and Evidence (1952), and Albert Schweitzer, Elements of Biography and Bibliography (1952), as well as studies of occultism, theosophy and alchemy. In the field of parapsychology, his books include La Parapsychologie, essai historique et critique (Parapsychology, A Historical and Critical Study; 1954); Les Grands Médiums ( Great Mediums; 1957); La Télépathie (Telepathy; 1958); and a French translation (1952) of the book Tests for ESP, An Introductory Guide, by Donald J. West (q.v.). His articles on parapsychology have appeared in Revue Métapsychique, La Tour Saint-Jacques, International Journal of Parapsychology, and Tomorrow magazine. Residence: 53 Rue Saint-Jacques, Paris 5, France.

Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications


 
 

 

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