Raymond, or Life and Death With examples of the evidence for survival of memory and affection after death.
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Raymond, or Life and Death With examples of the evidence for survival of memory and affection after death.

By Sir Oliver J. Lodge
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  • RAYMOND OR LIFE AND DEATH
  • RAYMOND OR LIFE AND DEATH WITH EXAMPLES OF THE EVIDENCE FOR SURVIVAL OF MEMORY AND AFFECTION AFTER DEATH BY Sir OLIVER J. LODGE WITH EIGHTEEN ILLUSTRATIONS NEW YORK GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • PART ONE: NORMAL PORTION
  • CHAPTER I IN MEMORIAM
    • RAYMOND LODGE
    • EPITAPH ON MEMORIAL TABLET IN ST. GEORGE'S CHURCH, EDGBASTON
    • REMINISCENCES BY O. J. L.
    • A MOTHER'S LAMENT
    • EXTRACTS FROM PLATO'S DIALOGUE "MENEXENUS"
  • CHAPTER II LETTERS FROM THE FRONT
    • Letters from the Front in Flanders
    • [To a Brother]
    • NOTE BY O. J. L.
    • SOME MILITARY TERMS
    • [To a Brother]
    • Letter from Raymond to the Mother of an Officer Friend of his who had been Killed
    • NOTE BY O. J. L.
    • Letter from Raymond to Mrs. Fred Stratton, formerly Miss Marjorie Gunn
    • Telegram from the War Office
    • Telegram from the King and Queen
  • CHAPTER III LETTERS FROM OFFICERS
    • Letter From Lieutenant William Roscoe To Sir Oliver Lodge
    • Letter from Lieutenant Fletcher, Great Crosby, Liverpool
    • Letter from Lieutenant Case to Brodie
    • Letter from Lieutenant Case to Lady Lodge
    • Letter from Captain S. T. Boast
    • From Captain A. B. Cheves, R.A.M.C.
    • Letter from a Foreman Workman
  • PART TWO: SUPERNORMAL PORTION
    • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER I ELEMENTARY EXPLANATION
    • Further Preliminary Explanation
  • CHAPTER II THE 'FAUNUS' MESSAGE
    • Preliminary Facts
    • Initial 'Piper' Message
    • Letter from Mrs. Verrall
      • Mr. Bayfield's Criticism
    • Mr. Bayfield's Criticism
    • NOTE BY O. J. L.
    • Additional Piper Script
  • CHAPTER III SEQUEL TO THE 'FAUNUS' MESSAGE
    • Extracts Relating to 'Myers' from Early Anonymous Sittings
      • From First Anonymous Sitting of O. J. L. with Mrs. Leonard, 27 September 1915
      • From First Anonymous Sitting of M. F. A. L. with Peters, 27 September 1915
      • From Sitting of O. J. L. with Peters on 29 October 1915
    • From First Anonymous Sitting of O. J. L. with Mrs. Leonard, 27 September 1915
    • From First Anonymous Sitting of M. F. A. L. with Peters, 27 September 1915
    • From Sitting of O. J. L. with Peters on 29 October 1915
  • CHAPTER IV THE GROUP PHOTOGRAPH
    • Extract from M. F. A. L.'s anonymous Sitting with Peters on 27 September 1915
    • Extract from the Record of O. J. L.'s Sitting with Mrs. Leonard, 3 December 1915
    • Copy of what was written by O. J. L. to Mr. Hill about the Photograph on the morning of Tuesday, 7 December 1915
    • CONFIRMATORY STATEMENTS
      • Statement by Raymond's Mother
      • Statement by A. E. Briscoe
      • Statement by A. E. Briscoe
      • Statement by Rosalynde
      • Note by O. J. L.
    • Statement by Raymond's Mother
    • Statement by A. E. Briscoe
    • Statement by A. E. Briscoe
    • Statement by Rosalynde
    • Note by O. J. L.
    • Further Information about the Photograph
      • Extract from a letter by Captain Boast from the Trenches, dated 7 May 1916, to Mrs. Case, and lent me to see
      • A later Letter from Captain Boast
    • Extract from a letter by Captain Boast from the Trenches, dated 7 May 1916, to Mrs. Case, and lent me to see
    • A later Letter from Captain Boast
    • SUMMARY
      • Concluding Note by O. J. L.
    • Concluding Note by O. J. L.
    • CALENDAR
  • CHAPTER V BEGINNING OF HISTORICAL RECORD OF SITTINGS
    • FIRST LETTER FROM MRS. KENNEDY TO O. J. L.
    • K. K.'s DESCRIPTION OF PAUL
    • First Sitting of any Member of the Family (Anonymous) with Mrs. Leonard
      • GENERAL ACCOUNT BY M. F. A. L. 24 September 1915
      • Table Sitting at Mrs. Leonard's
      • Automatic Writing by Mrs. Kennedy, 26 September
    • GENERAL ACCOUNT BY M. F. A. L. 24 September 1915
    • Table Sitting at Mrs. Leonard's
    • Automatic Writing by Mrs. Kennedy, 26 September
  • CHAPTER VI FIRST SITTING OF O. J. L. WITH MRS. LEONARD
    • O. J. L. at Mrs. Leonard's, Monday, 27 September 1915, 12 noon to 1 o'clock
  • CHAPTER VII FIRST PETERS SITTING (ANONYMOUS)
    • M. F. A. L. Sitting with A. Vout Peters, in Mrs. Kennedy's House, on 27 September 1915, at 3.30 p.m.
    • Appendix to First Peters Sitting
      • NOTE ON RAYMOND'S OLD ATTITUDE TO PSYCHO-PHYSICAL PHENOMENA
    • NOTE ON RAYMOND'S OLD ATTITUDE TO PSYCHO-PHYSICAL PHENOMENA
  • CHAPTER VIII A TABLE SITTING
    • Note by O. J. L. on Table Tiltings
    • Table Sitting with Mrs. Leonard, Tuesday, 28 September 1915, at 5.30 p.m.
    • Contemporary Annotations for Table Sitting on 28 September
    • Later Information
    • Note by O. J. L. about the name 'Norman'
    • Note on the name 'Mitchell' (added later)
  • CHAPTER IX ATTEMPTS AT STRICTER EVIDENCE
    • Second Table Sitting of O. J. L. and M. F. A. L. with Mrs. Leonard, 12 October 1915, 5.30 p. m.
    • Note on the Reminiscences awakened by the Words 'Argonauts' and 'Dartmoor'
      • From Sitting of O. J. L. and M. F. A. L. on 22 October 1915. 'Feda' speaking
    • From Sitting of O. J. L. and M. F. A. L. on 22 October 1915. 'Feda' speaking
    • General Remarks on this Type of Question
  • CHAPTER X RECORD CONTINUED
    • FROM O. J. L. AND M. F. A. L. SITTING WITH MRS. LEONARD, 22 OCTOBER 1915
  • CHAPTER XI FIRST SITTING OF ALEC (A. M. L.)
    • Introduction by O. J. L.
    • A. M. L.'s Remarks on the Sitting
    • Report of Peters Sitting in Mrs. Kennedy's Room, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, 23 October 1915
    • NOTE BY O. J. L.
  • CHAPTER XII GENERAL REMARKS ON CONVERSATIONAL REPORTS AND ON CROSS-CORRESPONDENCES
    • Note about the Meaning of Cross-Correspondence
    • General Note
  • CHAPTER XIII AN O. J. L. SITTING WITH PETERS
    • Anonymous O. J. L. Sitting with A. Vout Peters at 15 Devereux Court, Fleet Street, on Friday, 29 October 1915, from 10.30 to 11.45 a.m.
    • MOONSTONE'S' ACCOUNT OF HIMSELF
    • SUMMARY
  • CHAPTER XIV FIRST SITTING OF LIONEL (ANONYMOUS)
    • L. L.'s Sitting with Mrs. Leonard at her house, as a stranger, no one else being present, 12 o'clock, Wednesday, 17 November 1915.
    • Introduction by O. J. L.
    • Report by L. L.
  • CHAPTER XV SITTING OF M. F. A. L. WITH MRS. LEONARD
    • Sitting of M. F. A. L. with Mrs. Leonard at her house on Friday, 26 November 1915, from 3 to 4.30 p.m.
  • CHAPTER XVI O. J. L. SITTING OF DECEMBER 3
    • Sitting with Mrs. Leonard at her House on Friday, 3 December 1915, from 6.10 p.m. to 8.20 p.m.
  • CHAPTER XVII K. K. AUTOMATIC WRITING
  • CHAPTER XVIII FIRST SITTING OF ALEC WITH MRS. LEONARD
    • Alec's (A. M. L.'s) Sitting with Mrs. Leonard at her House on Tuesday Afternoon, 21 December 1915, 3.15 to 4.30 p.m.
    • Notes by O. J. L. on the A. M. L. Record
      • NOTE A
      • NOTE B
      • NOTE C
      • NOTE D
    • NOTE A
    • NOTE B
    • NOTE C
    • NOTE D
    • Appendix to Sitting of 21 December 1915
  • CHAPTER XIX PRIVATE SITTINGS AT MARIEMONT
    • Table Sitting in the Drawing-room at Mariemont, Thursday, 2 March 1916, about 6 p.m.
    • Table Sitting in the Drawing-Room at Mariemont, 9 p.m., Monday, 17 April 1916
      • Report by M. F. A. L.
    • Report by M. F. A. L.
    • SUMMERRLODGE.
    • WARNING
  • CHAPTER XX A FEW MORE RECORDS, WITH SOME UNVERIFIABLE MATTER
    • Non-Evidential Sitting of M. F. A. L. with Mrs. Leonard at her House on Friday, 4 February 1916, from 8.30 p.m. to 11.10 p.m.
    • Note by O. J. L.
  • CHAPTER XXI TWO RATHER EVIDENTIAL SITTINGS BY O. J. L. ON 3 MARCH 1916
    • Anonymous Sitting of O. J. L. with Mrs. Clegg
    • Sitting of O. J. L. with Mrs. Leonard at her House on Friday, 3 March 1916, from 9.15 p.m. to 11.15 p.m.
    • EXTRACT FROM O. J. L.'S SITTING WITH MRS. LEONARD, FRIDAY, 28 JANUARY 1916
  • CHAPTER XXII MORE UNVERIFIABLE MATTER
    • Sitting with Mrs. Leonard at our Flat, Friday, 24 March 1916, from 5.45 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • CHAPTER XXIII A FEW ISOLATED INCIDENTS
    • I. SIMULTANEOUS SITTINGS IN LONDON AND EDGBASTON
    • Special 'Honolulu' Test Episode
    • Sitting of Lionel and Norah with Mrs. Leonard in London, Friday, 26 May 1916, beginning 11.55 a.m.
      • Extracts from Report by L. L.
      • Note on the 'Honolulu' Episode by O. J. L.
    • Extracts from Report by L. L.
    • Note on the 'Honolulu' Episode by O. J. L.
    • II. IMPROMPTU MARIEMONT SITTING
      • Impromptu Table Sitting at Mariemont, Tuesday, 25 April 1916 (Report by M. F. A. L.)
    • Impromptu Table Sitting at Mariemont, Tuesday, 25 April 1916 (Report by M. F. A. L.)
    • III. EPISODE OF 'MR. JACKSON'
    • IV. EPISODE OF THE PHOTOGRAPHS
    • Remarks by O. J. L. in concluding Part II
  • PART THREE: LIFE AND DEATH
    • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER I THE MEANING OF THE TERM LIFE
    • Stages of Evolution
    • THREE EXPLANATORY NOTES
      • Note A.—Mechanics of Jumping Bean
      • Note B.—Differences between a Growing Organism and a Growing Crystal
      • Note C.—Old Age
    • Note A.—Mechanics of Jumping Bean
    • Note B.—Differences between a Growing Organism and a Growing Crystal
    • Note C.—Old Age
  • CHAPTER II THE MEANING OF THE TERM DEATH
    • APPENDIX ON FEELINGS WHEN DEATH IS IMMINENT
    • Preliminary Statement by O. J. L.
  • CHAPTER III DEATH AND DECAY
    • Transition
  • CHAPTER IV CONTINUED EXISTENCE
    • Difficulty of Belief in Continued Existence
  • CHAPTER V PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
    • On the Possibility of Prognostication
    • Reference to Special Cases
  • CHAPTER VI INTERACTION OF MIND AND MATTER
    • Meaning of the Term Body
    • Permanence of Body
  • CHAPTER VII 'RESURRECTION OF THE BODY'
  • CHAPTER VIII MIND AND BRAIN
    • The Seat of Memory
  • CHAPTER IX LIFE AND CONSCIOUSNESS
  • CHAPTER X ON MEANS OF COMMUNICATION
  • CHAPTER XI ON THE FACT OF SUPERNORMAL COMMUNICATION
  • CHAPTER XII ON THE CONTENTION THAT ALL PSYCHIC COMMUNICATIONS ARE OF A TRIVIAL NATURE AND DEAL WITH INSIGNIFICANT TOPICS
  • CHAPTER XIII ON THE MANNER OF COMMUNICATION
    • NOTE ON DIFFICULTY OF REMEMBERING NAMES
  • CHAPTER XIV VARIOUS PSYCHO-PHYSICAL METHODS
  • CHAPTER XV ATTITUDE OF THE WISE AND PRUDENT
    • Apologia
  • CHAPTER XVI OUTLOOK ON THE UNIVERSE
  • CHAPTER XVII THE CHRISTIAN IDEA OF GOD A PLEA FOR SIMPLICITY[41]
  • INDEX
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