Believing in Magic

By Stuart A Vyse

Humboldt State University Library
BF1775 .V97 2000

 

 

 

   …1862…

   …1863…

      Alchemy…

   …widely practiced…

   …Gestalt school (not to be confused…

   …freezes…

   …proximity…

   …William James’s…

  …Harvard University…

   …in 1875,…

   In 1895, Edward L. Thorndike…

   …mystical concept…

   …unconscious…

   …unscientific…

   …Law of Truly Large Numbers.

   Large numbers make unlikely events almost certain.

   …1859…

   …35…

    …the larger…

    …private acceptance.

    …a neurosis, a term no longer used…

    …Pascal proposed that it made sense to live a Christian life because the potential gain was so great.