This is a work of "systematic parapsychology." The book aims to construct a framework and system of parapsychology, taking a comprehensive approach to the field. The Outline of Parapsychology states that parapsychology has a different philosophical background from the existing science and religions, and posits that pantheism could be the theoretical basis of parapsychology. The book also integrates parapsychology with oriental philosophies and New Age movement thought.
Jesse Hong Xiong received his Ph.D. in philosophy from NanKai University in China. He has been a visiting scholar in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto, Canada. Xiong is also a researcher and writer.
Chapter 1 Preface to English Version Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Introduction: What is Parapsychology? Chapter 4 Chapter One: The Concise History of Parapsychology Chapter 5 Chapter Two: The Research Methods of Parapsychology Chapter 6 Chapter Three: Extrasensory Perception (ESP) Chapter 7 Chapter Four: Pshychkinesis (PK) Chapter 8 Chapter Five: Discarnate Entities (DE) Chapter 9 Chapter Six: Altered States of Consciousness (ASC) Chapter 10 Chapter Seven: Theoretical Researches on Parapsychology Chapter 11 Epilogue Chapter 12 Appendix: Main Organizations, Research Facilities, Education Institutes, and Media on Parapsychology Chapter 13 Notes Chapter 14 Bibliography Chapter 15 Subject Index Chapter 16 Name Index