Kneale, Martha Hurst (1909-)

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Kneale, Martha Hurst (1909-)

University fellow and tutor who wrote on psychical research. Born at Skipton, Yorkshire, England, Kneale studied at Somerville College, Oxford University (B.A., 1933). Following graduation she became a Graham Kenan fellow at the University of North Carolina (1933-34) and a graduate fellow at Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania (1934-36). She received her master's degree at Oxford University (1936). Kneale became a tutor in philosophy at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University. She had a keen interest in parapsychology and wrote papers on philosophical issues related to the discipline. She was a member of the Society for Psychical Research, London.


Kneale, Martha Hurst. "Is Psychical Research Relevant to Philosophy?" Proceedings, Aristotelian Society. Supplementary volume 24 (1950).

. "Time and Psychical Research." Proceedings of Four Conferences of Parapsychological Studies (1957).

Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology. New York: Helix Press, 1964.