"Borderland". Contents of the First Number of the New Quarterly
Editorial, Literary Notice
Periodicals, Publishing, Supernaturalism, Psychical Research, Materialism, Astrology
Julia A Ames
In summarising the section of Borderland which records the 'correspondence received from men and women of eminence in all departments of thought', reports that the 'new venture meets with a cordial "send-off" from the leading members of the S. P. R.'. However, 'Professor Ray Lankester takes, as a matter of course, the familiar attitude of the scientist who is quite sure there is nothing in it but fraud and imposture', while 'Dr. Alfred Wallace [...] Professor Janet, and others, express themselves in favour of the inquiry'.
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