January 11, 2008
The Truth Is Out There
After a formative encounter with the paranormal, one philosopher embraced the study of it
The pivotal moment of Stephen E. Braude's academic career happened when he was in graduate school, on a dull afternoon in Northampton, Mass., in 1969.
Or, at least, what follows is what he says happened. Readers — skeptics and believers both — will have to make up their own minds.
Braude and two friends had seen the only movie in town and were looking for