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THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY

HENRY HABBERLEY PRICE

Emeritus professor of logic. B. May 17, 1899, Neath, South Wales. Educ. Winchester College; New College, Oxford; M.A., B.S., Oxford; Hon. D. Litt., Dublin; Hon. D.C.L., St. Andrews. Fellow, Magdalen College, Oxford, 1922-24; fellow, Trinity College, Oxford, 1924-35; Wykeham Professor of Logic, University of Oxford, fellow, New College; Gifford Lecturer, Aberdeen University, 1959-60. Visiting professor, Princeton University, 1948; University of California at Los Angeles, 1962. President (1939-41), currently member of council, Society for Psychical Research, London; charter member, Parapsychological Assn.; member: Aristotelian Society, Mind Assn. Proessor Price is the author of the books Perception (19320; Hume's Theory of the External World (1940); Thinking and Experience (1953), and numerous articles on philosophy in such periodicals as Mind and the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society.

In the field of parapsychology, he is particularly interested in telepathy, apparitional phenomena, mediumship and survival. His articles on these subjects include, in the SPR Proceedings: "Haunting and the "Psychic Ether" Hypothesis" (Vol. 45, 1939); "Survival and the Idea of Another World" (Vol. 50, Jan. 1953); in Philosophy: "Some Philosophical Questions About Telepathy and Clairvoyance" (Oct. 1940); in the Hibbert Journal: "Psychical Research and Human Personality" (Jan. 1949); in the Newsletter of the Parapsychology Foundation: "The Divisible Mind" (Jan. - Feb. 1955); excerpts from the paper "Some Philosophical Implications of Paranormal Cognition," delivered before the International Conference on Philosophy and Parapsychology, St. Paul de Vence, France (1954); in Aryan Path: "Heaven and Hell from the Point of View of Psychical Research" (Jan. 1956). Residence: Hillside, Headington Hill, Oxford, England.


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


 
 

 

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