after-death communication, France, near-death experience, Parapsychology, Philosophy

A few recent publications

I've gotten behind on posting about my recent publications. So here's a quick guide to the items I've published this summer, in parapsychology and in philosophy, in English and in French. An audio version of my 2016 scholarly philosophy book The Feeling of Value, narrated by me (except for the foreword by Thomas Nagel, which… Continue reading A few recent publications

after-death communication, near-death experience, Parapsychology, Writing

The Beyond Death Audiobook

My first audiobook is now available! With the assistance of Mike Clelland, an excellent narration coach and audio editor (in addition to being an accomplished author), I was able to narrate Beyond Death myself and produce an audiobook that I am very proud of. You can listen to a 5-minute sample for free on Audible… Continue reading The Beyond Death Audiobook

after-death communication, coincidences, Interviews, near-death experience, Parapsychology, reincarnation

“Beyond Death” interview with The Mystical Underground

Yesterday, Trish and Rob MacGregor had me back on their podcast The Mystical Underground to talk about my new book, Beyond Death: The Best Evidence for the Survival of Human Consciousness. We talked a lot about apparitions: not just apparitions of the deceased, but also apparitions of living out-of-body experiencers and apparitions of people having… Continue reading “Beyond Death” interview with The Mystical Underground

after-death communication, consciousness, Interviews, near-death experience, Parapsychology, Philosophy, reincarnation

New Thinking Allowed Interview

While in Las Vegas last month for the awards ceremony for the Bigelow prize, I got the chance to be interviewed by the first-place prize winner, Jeffrey Mishlove, for his YouTube channel New Thinking Allowed. If you don't know about his channel yet, you're in for a treat. He has many distinguished guests--many of them… Continue reading New Thinking Allowed Interview

after-death communication, consciousness, near-death experience, Parapsychology, reincarnation

My new book, Beyond Death, is out!

This past Nov. 1, my essay "Beyond Death" won a runner-up prize in the Bigelow Institute for Consciousness Studies essay contest for the best evidence on the survival of human consciousness after permanent bodily death. On Dec. 4, I went to Las Vegas to receive my award from Robert Bigelow (R) and Colm Kelleher (L),… Continue reading My new book, Beyond Death, is out!

after-death communication, consciousness, near-death experience, Parapsychology, reincarnation

Bigelow Contest Essays Now Online

The winning essays of the recent contest sponsored by the Bigelow Institute for Consciousness Studies are now available online in PDF format. All of the essays address the question "What is the best evidence for the survival of human consciousness after permanent bodily death?" I haven't read even half of the essays yet (there are… Continue reading Bigelow Contest Essays Now Online

after-death communication, consciousness, near-death experience, Parapsychology, reincarnation

Runner-up in the Bigelow Essay Contest

I'm thrilled to announce that I have been selected as a runner-up in the essay contest sponsored by the Bigelow Institute for Consciousness Studies (BICS)! The contest, entered by 204 parapsychological researchers from 38 countries, was for essays on the best evidence for the survival of human consciousness after permanent bodily death. I am delighted… Continue reading Runner-up in the Bigelow Essay Contest

after-death communication, coincidences, consciousness, Interviews, near-death experience

A wealth of after-death research on Thanatos TV

I was recently interviewed by Thanatos TV, a YouTube channel that specializes in documentaries and interviews on near-death experiences (NDEs) as well as more general research into consciousness and death. I not only wanted to share with you a link to my own interview on Thanatos but also let you know about some of the… Continue reading A wealth of after-death research on Thanatos TV

after-death communication, Book Reviews, memoir

The Reluctant Psychic

When I posted my 15 favorite paranormal memoirs a few months ago, I left out one very important book: Suzan Saxman's The Reluctant Psychic. I originally borrowed this memoir from the library several years ago, which is why I didn't have a copy on my shelves to jog my memory. But I've now rectified the… Continue reading The Reluctant Psychic

after-death communication, Book Reviews, Parapsychology

Phone calls from the Beyond?

The Journal of Scientific Exploration has just published my essay review of a recent book on a highly intriguing phenomenon: phone calls that seem to be coming from dead loved ones. This phenomenon--which might seem laughable at first--is surprisingly prevalent. And there's a lot more to it than you might expect. It's not just cases… Continue reading Phone calls from the Beyond?