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Trip type: Travelled with family. A stormy encounter in the park sets off a chain of consequences. In this developmental scheme, the people of the night were still at the fetal stage, though with progressive potential, while people of the day exhibited the most advanced form of humanity Carus —, I, — This important book was kindly made available by the author himself. New Edinburgh in Georgian and Victorian times. Mistaken identity and a madcap chase ensue. The noise seemed to reverberate around the room in the long silence which followed.
Search Search. Several events seem to have initially stimulated him to work out a theory of cranioscopy. He thought the phrenologists had made a good start, but exhibited a distinct lack of significant anatomical and physiological knowledge of the human brain and skull. The images and the literature pushed Carus a little further along a path he had already begun. In his System der Physiologie and in his Cranioscopie, Carus developed a theory of skull measurements directly tied to brain formation.
hyhehysesu.ga He contended that his theory was grounded in the most recent science and that it was far superior to any- thing suggested by Gall or Combe. First, the three brain areas gradually became more tightly bound together through a multitude of nerve connections, such that functions initially characteristic of one area would be distributed throughout the whole brain; and second, the cerebral hemispheres, in the human adult, had grown to cover the midbrain and most of the hindbrain Figure 9.
Shielding these three brain areas were the three plates of the skull, those trans- formed vertebrae whose development through lower species to higher Carus had traced in his Von den Ur-Theilen Figure 9. Moreover, why would one suspect in the first place that those three transformed vertebral skull plates could tell you anything about the brain underlying them and be diagnostic of psychological abilities?
None of this would make any sense in the absence of the Romantic metaphysics that does provide answers to these questions. Organisms embodied this dual character and more fully expressed it over time, so that all of nature moved from more primitive stages to more developed stages. The human individual as well as the human species underwent continuous development. The individual moved, both bodily and psychologically, through stages of fetal life, childhood, and adulthood. The human species itself went through comparable developmental periods, from the misty obscurity of prehuman life, through the more primitive races of mankind, to the more advanced races, and finally to the most elevated individuals, those geniuses who came closest to realizing the ideal of humanity more of this ahead.
Like Schelling, Carus held that the abstract idea of humanity inclusively contained the ideas of the various levels of organic development; and like Goethe, he under- stood this idea to be creative, yielding over time the various physical manifestations of organisms, from simplest up through the races of man Carus —, I, In a given individual, development of the body would be mirrored by the development of that divine idea of humanity, now in its particular instantiation as the human soul. So, for example, even though in the adult, the midbrain lay below the cerebral hemispheres, the mid-skull plate would still reflect the mental dispositions with which it originally corresponded at the beginning of fetal life; the psychic energies of the various brain areas die Energie des Hirns would thus manifest themselves in the dimensions of the skull plates of the adult Carus —, III, His developmental theory of race would also rest on idealist metaphysical assumptions.
He assumed the original Caucasian race appeared after the age of the great lizards, and, with Blumenbach, suggested that the origi- nal group first appeared on the high Asian plateau, around Mount Ararat. He yet thought sev- eral propositions could be established with certainty: 1 that the development Entwicklung of humanity was essentially and necessarily spiritual geistig ; 2 that the development had occurred through the social action of individuals manifesting different attributes especially the duality of the sexes ; 3 that its highest expression was in particular individuals e.
Like Blumenbach, Carus assumed the original Caucasian group spread to different parts of the world and adapted to different regions. The different races represented a progressive scale, with the people of the night at the lowest rank, then the people of the western twilight, then those of the eastern, and finally with the most developed being the people of the day.
In this developmental scheme, the people of the night were still at the fetal stage, though with progressive potential, while people of the day exhibited the most advanced form of humanity Carus —, I, — These measurements also permit- ted him to determine the cognitive gifts of particular individuals, such as Kant, Napoleon, and Schiller Figure 9. The empirical sampling of skulls on which his measurements were based and from which conclusions were drawn was mini- mal, however.
In the Cranioscopie, Carus recorded measurements of a motley of seventeen skulls, some of which were not even the original skulls but plaster casts e. The measures were done with calipers, which could give the length, width, and height this last from the ear-opening to the highest part of the plate. Here is a sampling of the measures Table 9. What do these measures purportedly mean? Carus reckoned that the low meas- ures for the frontal plate of the Negro slave meant a low intelligence; his mid-plate likewise showed deficient sensitivity and self-reflection.
Carus based his cranioscopy on exacting anatomical descriptions and on powerful generalizations from that anatomical work.