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PART I Royal Society of London Along with the evolution of Science in the fifteenth Century appeared a desire to gather the founders of the intriguing experiments and windfalls Such gatherings assured the sharing of scientific information as well as its understanding and critics The Royal Society was founded in 1660 by a number of scholars including Christopher Wren Robert Boyle and Robert Moray King Charles II granted the Society its first Charter on 15 July 1662 The Intelligencia or people who studied science and created knowledge were the key members of the Royal Society of London Meetings to discuss the then new experiments had been held since 1645 in London and Oxford There members discussed experiments based on the principle Nullius in verba taken from Horace the determination of early Fellows to verify all statements by an appeal to facts Up to 1847 Fellowship was open to all those interested in the new philosophy but from 1848 elections have been limited in number and to those distinguished for original scientific work Not only was the Royal Society a way to gather British scientists but most importantly it was the first gateway to attract the publics interest and involvement in Science Phrenology The modern urge to study humankind on a new scientific basis took many often interesting forms in the nineteenth Century Developed by the AustrianFranz Josephe Gall 1758-1828 and J C Spurzheim 1776-1832 Phrenology held that the brain was the organ of thought and will that its determined character and that its configurations revealed personality The brain was a jigsaw of separate organs occupying specific cortical areas and shaping the personality An organs size governed the exercise of its functions the contours of the skull signaled the brain configurations beneath while the overall balance of the bumps determined personality The modern urge to study humankind on a new scientific basis took many often strange forms in the nineteenth century Little by little the concept
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