Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,  1 (1817), 35–38.

The Craniological Controversy. Some Observations on the Late Pamphlets of Dr Gordon and Dr. Spurzheim

A M, Edinburgh




Phrenology, Controversy, Publishing, Lecturing, Controversy, Periodicals, Display, Dissection, Error, Imposture, Anatomy, Speculation

People mentioned:

Franz J Gall , Marcello Malpighi

Institutions mentioned:

University of Edinburgh , Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

Publications cited:

Gordon 1817 , Spurzheim 1817 Edinburgh Review , [Gordon] 1815

    Presents a disparaging critique of craniology and of Spurzheim's defence of it.

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