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329. In June 1827, Grant became London University’s Professor of Comparative Anatomy, declaring it to be a ‘study of analysis’ that revealed the connections between the ‘apparently isolated facts of Zoology’. 23 Many of the future leaders of British life research attended his classes. 1 shows some of Grant’s pupils: between 1831 and 1836 alone, students and auditors included William Baly, Carpenter, William Farr, Edwin Lankester, Thomas Laycock, Newport, Peter Mark Roget and Thomas Southwood Smith.
Ignoring other principles of Hunter’s – that the brain was actually a digestive organ, or that parts communicated by inter-organ ‘sympathies’, for instance – Owen depicted Hunter’s classificatory scheme as tracing the compounding nervous system through ‘progressive stages of complication’. But Owen was actually using a Cuvierian framework that appeared only after Hunter’s death. Six years later, Owen again explicitly likened Cuvier’s work to the rearranged Hunterian Museum’s organ display from simple to complex: passing from simplest to most complicated condition of each organ, both series exemplified the ‘best modern works’.
This style lent itself to any reformer who sought to rationalize a system, making it more comprehensible and responsive to change, in order to reduce the amount of resources needed to attain a certain goal. One group using analysis:synthesis were the group now called the philosophic radicals, who sought to reform social and political institutions. The key member of the philosophic radicals was Bentham. 29 Bentham started his career by criticizing Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England.
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