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  • 25 Jul 2013

    Author Colin Howson on Objecting to God

    Author Colin Howson talks to us about writing his latest book Objecting to God, researching probability and logic, his appreciation of Scottish writers, and a flying monk.

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  • 4 Mar 2013
    Peter Lamont

    Into the Intro: Extraordinary Beliefs

    Whether we’re awed by a magic act, frightened by a ghost story, or impressed by a mind-reader, there’s nothing unusual about believing in unusual things. For centuries, mesmerists, mediums, and psychics have fueled a fascination with the paranormal and inspired belief in things that seem impossible. Extraordinary Beliefs: A Historical Approach to a Psychological Problem probes a question as perplexing as the incidents themselves: why do people believe in extraordinary phenomena? Go Into the Intro to find out.

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