Ringger, Peter (1923-)

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Ringger, Peter (1923-)

Swiss author who has written on parapsychological subjects. He was born on February 1, 1923, in Zürich, Switzerland, and he studied at Zürich University (Ph.D., 1948). In 1950 he became editor of the journal Neue Wissenschaft, in which he published a number of his own articles. In 1951 he founded and became the director of the Swiss Society for Parapsychology (Schweizer Parapsychologische Gesellschaft). Ringer is cited for having contributed his financial resources to the building of Swiss parapsychology.


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

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

Ringger, Peter. Parapsychologie: Die Wissenschaft des Okkulten (Parapsychology: The Science of the Occult). N.p., 1957. Reprint, Zürich; Stuttgart: Werner Classen, 1972.

. Das Problem der Besessenheit (The Problem of Possession). N.p., 1953.

. Das Weltbild der Parapsychologie (The World View of Parapsychology). N.p., 1959.