Science and Psychical Research

  title={Science and Psychical Research},
  author={A. Swinton},
PERHAPS I may be permitted to offer a few comments on Dr. R. J. Tillyard's article under this heading in NATURE for July 31. Dr. Tillyard's sympathy for the scientific men who take up the study of psychical research, and thus, as he complains, ‘lose caste’ and undergo persecution from their fellows, may appear pathetic, and his stated determination, in spite of all consequences, to join the noble army of martyrs, may even seem heroic. He may take comfort, however, in the reflection that, after…