By David de Giustino
First released in 1975. This examine examines one of many renowned clinical philosophies of the nineteenth-century. the 1st half bargains with the reception and diffusion of phrenology in Britain, its usefulness to varied professions, and its problem to conventional faith. the second one half considers the appliance of phrenology in separate social events: criminal reform and nationwide schooling. This name might be of curiosity to scholars of historical past and philosophy.
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Conquest of Mind: Phrenology and Victorian Social Thought: Volume 11 (Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World) by David de Giustino