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Does Paranormal Perception Occur in Near-Death Experiences?

Description: Article that serves as Part 1 of a critique of survivalist interpretations of near-death experiences (NDEs), reviews the quality of the evidence for veridical observations during NDEs, and finds the case for veridical paranormal perception during NDEs wanting.
Date: Summer 2007
Creator: Augustine, Keith
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The Theory of Essence. [Part] 2. An Electromagnetic-Quantum Mechanical Model of Interactionism

Description: Article discussing the theory of essence, based on the physics of electromagnetism and quantum mechanics, which solves the problem of interaction resulting from Descartes's dualistic conception of human nature. The theory is empirically based in phenomena consistently reported by near-death experiencers.
Date: Winter 1995
Creator: Arnette, J. Kenneth
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"Near-Death Experiences with Hallucinatory Features" Defended

Description: Article purporting that near-death experience (NDE) reports are sometimes open to multiple interpretations, that different kinds of NDEs should be distinguished according to their diverse physiological mechanisms, and that transformations following NDEs but not other hallucinatory experiences require special explanation if NDEs are hallucinations.
Date: Autumn 2007
Creator: Augustine, Keith
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On the Mind/Body Problem: The Theory of Essence

Description: Article exploring the classical mind/body problem using instances of the near-death experience (NDE) as experimental data. Comparison of the details of the NDE with predictions from theoretical cosmology shows strong similarities between the two and further strengthens the case for dualism. A theory of human nature is proposed that incorporates these similarities.
Date: Autumn 1992
Creator: Arnette, J. Kenneth
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Near-Death Experiences with Hallucinatory Features

Description: Article surveying near-death experiences (NDEs) incorporating out-of-body discrepancies, bodily sensations, encounters with living persons and fictional characters, random or insignificant memories, returns from a point of no return, hallucinatory imagery, and unfulfilled predictions. Though attempts to accommodate hallucinatory NDEs within a survivalist framework are possible, they signal a failure to take the empirical evidence against a survivalist interpretation of NDEs seriously.
Date: Autumn 2007
Creator: Augustine, Keith
Partner: UNT Libraries

Inner Communications Following the Near-Death Experience

Description: Article describing three individuals who reported experiencing inner communications subsequent to their near-death experiences (NDEs), and suggesting that these inner messages may be a form of intuition, encouraging further research into this phenomena.
Date: Summer 1998
Creator: Liester, Mitchell B.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Page from The Art Digest]

Description: A page from The Art Digest about the 44th Annual Exhibition Denver Art Museum which mentions Compton's woodcarving, Juju.
Date: August 1, 1938
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections