Blumenbach


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Blu·men·bach

(blū'mĕn-bahk),
Johann F., German physiologist, 1752-1840. See: Blumenbach clivus.
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Georges Buffon (see Buffon 1981a and 1981b), Erasmus Darwin, Carl Friedrich Wolff, and Immanuel Kant suggested that unwitting physical forces must govern creatures' reliable attainment of mature shape, while Johan Blumenbach famously located the guiding soul, the Aristotelian entelechy, back in living matter.
The all-embracing 'Malayan type' proposed in the late eighteenth century by the German craniologist Johann Friedrich Blumenbach was used in early anthropological classifications of the Timorese, but was soon considered insufficient.
Blumenbach: from evolution to epigenesis and the Bildungstrieb
Kone, "Antimicrobial potential of 27 plants consumed by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus Blumenbach) in Ivory Coast," BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
The doctrine that emerges--reconstructed here from its incomplete textual expression--can be called 'organology.'" Not only is the set of problems that Weatherby uses to guide his investigation pressing and relevant, but his work is also to be lauded for the range of figures analyzed, including but not limited to Leibniz, Blumenbach, Kant, Herder, Holderlin, Schelling, Novalis, Alexander von Humboldt, Goethe, and Marx.
Early in the 1800s Johann Friedrich Blumenbach had put together a collection of skulls that he got from distinguished gentlemen with whom he corresponded throughout Europe.
Species like the Bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus Isaaci), giant forest hog (Hylochoerus meinertzhageni Thomas), giant pangolin (Manis gigantea Illiger), and a number of threatened species like African forest elephant (Loxondonta africana cyclotis Matschie), lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla Savage), and the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes Blumenbach) occur in the area.