Osborn, Arthur W(alter) (1891-?)

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Osborn, Arthur W(alter) (1891-?)

British author of books on the paranormal, higher consciousness, and mysticism. He was born March 10, 1891, in London, England, and privately educated. He became a businessman in the Dutch East Indies (1913-14) and later in Australia (1920-54). His career was interrupted by service in the British Army, Royal Field Artillery, during World War I. He received the Military Cross. Though he lived in Australia, Isborn was a member of the Society for Psychical Research, London.


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

Osborn, Arthur W. The Axis and the Rim: The Quest for Reality in a Modern Setting. London: V. Stuart, 1963.

. The Cosmic Womb: An Interpretation of Man's Relationship to the Infinite. Wheaton, Ill.: Theosophical Publishing House, 1969.

. The Expansion of Awareness: One Man's Search for Meaning in Living. Wheaton, Ill.: Theosophical Publishing House, 1967.

. The Future Is Now: The Significance of Precognition. New Hyde Park, N.Y.: University Books, 1961.

. The Meaning of Personal Existence in the Light of Paranormal Phenomena: The Doctrine of Reincarnation & Mystical States of Consciousness. London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1966.

. Occultism, Christian Science and Healing. 1926.

. The Superphysical; A Review of the Evidence for Continued Existence, Reincarnation, and Mystical States of Consciousness. 1937.

. What Am I Living For? 1974.

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

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