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Franz Joseph Gall : naturalist of the mind, visionary of the brain / Stanley Finger and Paul Eling.
- Finger, Stanley
About this work
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
xiii, 564 pages ; 27 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formative years and childhood memories -- An emerging theory -- Physiognomy : "facing" the past -- The brain and its functions prior to Gall -- The nature of soul, or is it just nature? -- A man of skulls, and more -- Of animal heads and animal tales -- Skull and cast "libraries" -- Hostility in Vienna -- Scientific journey through Germany and Denmark -- Detour to Holland, Switzerland, and back to Germany -- Settling in paris -- The long-awaited volumes -- Presenting organologie -- The arts and the faculties in concert -- New perspectives on insanity and criminality -- "Cranioscopy" in the British press -- Spurzheim's "phrenology" and Gall in Britain -- Controversial final years -- A rightful place in history -- Appendix: Names and birth-death dates -- References.
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