Grattan-Guinness, Ivor (1941-)

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Grattan-Guinness, Ivor (1941-)

Born June 23, 1941, in Bakewell, England, Grattan-Guinness was educated at Wadham College, Oxford (B.A., 1962; M.A., 1967), and the London School of Economics (M.Sc., Ph.D.). Grattan-Guinness is a Reader in mathematics at Middlesex Polytechnic, England, and a council member of the Society for Psychical Research, England. His main areas of research have concerned the history and philosophy of mathematics, the history of psychical research, and the relationship of parapsychology to established science and ufology. His paper "What Are Coincidences?" was published in the Journal of the Society for Psychical Research (vol. 49).


Berger, Arthur S., and Joyce Berger. The Encyclopedia of Parapsychology and Psychical Research. New York: Paragon House, 1991.

Grattan-Guinness, Ivor. Psychical Research: A Guide to its History, Principles and Practices, in Celebration of 100 Years of the Society for Psychical Research. Wellingborough, England: Aquarian Press, 1982.