Policing Epistemic Deviance: Albert von Schrenck-Notzing and Albert Moll1

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  title={Policing
Epistemic Deviance: Albert von Schrenck-Notzing and Albert Moll1},
  author={Andreas Sommer},
  booktitle={Medical history},
  year={2012}
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Shortly after the death of Albert von Schrenck-Notzing (1862-1929), the doyen of early twentieth century German para psychology, his former colleague in hypnotism and sexology Albert Moll (1862-1939) published a treatise on the psychology and pathology of parapsychologists, with Schrenck-Notzing serving as a prototype of a scientist suffering from an 'occult complex'. Moll's analysis concluded that parapsychologists vouching for the reality of supernormal phenomena, such as telepathy… CONTINUE READING

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