Penelhum, Terence Michael (1929– )
Associate professor of philosophy who also studied in the
field of parapsychology. He was born on April 26, 1929, at
Bradford-on-Avon, England. He attended the University of
Edinburgh (M.A., 1950) and Oxford University (B.Phil., 1952),
England. Following graduation he joined the faculty of the Department
of Philosophy of the University of Alberta, Edmonton,
In the field of parapsychology, he studied the question of
personal identity with reference to the possibility of a purely
psychical entity. He was also interested in theories of survival
and discussed questions of identity and