Author:Prosper Despine

Prosper Despine
French philosopher and psychologist


  • De la contagion morale (1870) (digital copy)
  • Psychologie Naturelle: Étude Sur Les Facultés Intellectuelles Et Morales Dans Leur État Normal Et Dans Leurs Manifestations Anomales Chez Les Aliénés Et Chez Les Criminels[1] (commonly shortened to Psychologie Naturelle) (1868) (in 3 volumes) digital copy

Articles in Popular Science MonthlyEdit


  1. translates to: Natural Psychology: A Study of the intellectual and moral faculties in their normal state and in their anomalous manifestations among madmen and criminals. (Reference: The Origins of Criminology: A Reader, (2009) edited by Nicole H. Rafter, p. 83.)

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