Select Biography. Dr. Gall
Regular Feature, Obituary
Medical Practitioners, Phrenology, Controversy, Lecturing, Patronage, Induction, Dissection
Jean Hermann, Prince Clemens L W Metternich, Johann C Spurzheim
Gall and Spurzheim 1810–19
An appreciative account of Gall's life and work, which urges a liberal examination of his doctrines. Observes: 'The test for the science of phrenology [...] consists in an induction of facts and observations; and by this mode it is that the disciples of Gall and Spurzheim challenge their antagonists' (405). Provides details of the dissection of Gall's body, his funeral, and the eulogy of François J V Broussais.
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