George Combe

George Combe (21 October 1788 – 14 August 1858), was a Scottish lawyer and writer on phrenology and education. In later years, he devoted himself to the promotion of phrenology and founded the Edinburgh Phrenological Society in 1820. Combe's major work was The Constitution of Man (1828).

Read more about George CombeEarly Life, The Phrenological Society, Debate With Hamilton, Educational and Social Interests, Later Life, Works, Family, Bibliography

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