The specific agenda of L'Italia futurista was stimulated by the Florentine scientific and philosophical milieu, in which spiritualistic, metapsychic
and neo-idealist ideas circulated widely.
This journal (1890-1920) was founded by Charles Richet to combat the lack of interest in medical circles as regards 'metapsychic
In this paper I will focus on one function not included by Ellenberger, what we would refer to today as "parapsychological." These phenomena were also referred to as psychic, metapsychic
, and supernormal.
Mediumship, psychical research, dissociation, and the powers of the subconscious mind/ Medialitat, psychische forschung, dissoziation und die krafte der unterbewussten psyche/ Mediumnidad, investigacion psiquica, disociacion, y poderes de la mente subconsciente/ Mediumnite, recherche psychique, dissociation, et les pouvoirs de l'esprit subconscient
After recalling, like many others before him, that societies are criss-crossed by conflicting dynamics with opposing value systems and world-views, he shows how the metapsychic
question shaped culture for one hundred and thirty years before it was displaced.
Piper and the subliminal consciousness: How the single fact of the existence of metapsychic
phenomena, considered in relation to the law of evolution and without considering the spiritist hypothesis, is enough to demonstrate the survival of the spirit after death].
Projets et buts de recherches de l'Institut Metapsychique International de Paris [Research projects and goals of the International Metapsychic
Institute in Paris].
[Ideoplasty as the guiding hypothesis of metapsychic
studies] L'etat actuel des recherches psychiques (pp.
A more direct attempt to study the "cortical" aspects of the "metapsychic
trance" were the electro-encephalographic studies conducted by Orlando Canavesio.
The strategy of expulsion, or rejection, was mainly used against what some perceived to be illegitimate applications of hypnosis, including those related to Spiritism and metapsychics
. "Its purpose," writes Gonzalez de Pablo, "consisted in 'cleaning up' hypnosis, that is, to purge it of any type of 'impurity' that casted a shadow over its scientific validity" (p.
Investigating the supernatural; from spiritism and occultism to psychical research and metapsychics
in France, 1853-1931.
Investigating the Supernatural: From Spiritism and Occultism to Psychical Research and Metapsychics
in France, 18531931.
More details about French "metapsychics
" would have helped readers to understand better the brief statement that some researchers associated with the Institut Metapsychique International were not into the topic of survival of bodily death (p.