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THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY

ERIC ROBERTSON DODDS

Emeritus professor of Greek; president, 1961-62, Society for Psychical Research, London. B. July 26, 1893, Banbridge, Nothern Ireland. Educ. Campbell College, Belfast; University College, Oxford. M. 1923, A. E. Powell. Lecturer in classics, University College, Reading, 1919-24; professor of Greek, University of Birmingham, 1924-36; Regius Profesor of Greek, Oxford University, 1936-60; Sather Visiting Professor, University of California, 1949-50. Hon. D. Litt., Manchester, Dublin, Edinburgh universities; Fellow British Academy. Former president: Assn. of University Teachers, Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies; corresponding member, Bavarian Academy, American Academy of the Arts and Sciences.

Professor Dodds is the author of The Greeks adn the Irrational (1951); Plato, Gorgias (1959), and other volumes dealing with the Greek classics. His articles concerning parapsychology include "Why I Do Not Believe in Survival" (SPR Proceedings, Apr. 1934); "Telepathy adn Clairvoyance in Classical Antiquity" (Journal of Parapsychology, Dec. 1946); "Experimental Research at the Universities adn in the Society" (SPR Proceedings, Dec. 1962). Address: Cromwll's House, Old Marston, Oxford, England.


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


 
 

 

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