J. Stanley Grimes

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J. Stanley Grimes
Born 10 May 1807(1807-05-10)
Boston, Massachusetts
Died 27 September 1903 (96) [1]
Evanston, Cook, Illinois
Nationality American
Workplace(s) Castleton Medical College (Castleton, Vermont)

James Stanley Grimes (May 10, 1807 - September 27, 1903) was an American attorney, phrenologist, mesmerist-hypnotist, and strident anti-Spiritualist. Grimes has been credited as having independently developed a theory of evolution by natural selection, prior to Darwin's publication.[A]

Selected Bibliography

  • Grimes, J. Stanley (1839), A New System of Phrenology, Buffalo; New York: O. G. Steele; Wiley & Putnam 
  • Grimes, J. Stanley (1845), Etherology, or, the Philosophy of Mesmerism and Phrenology: Including a New Philosophy of Sleep and of Consciousness: With a Review of the Pretensions of Neurology and Phreno-Magnetism, New York: Saxton and Miles 
  • Grimes, J. Stanley; Le Duc, W. G. (1850), Etherology, and the Phreno-Philosophy of Mesmerism and Magic Eloquence: Including a New Philosophy of Sleep and of Consciousness, With a Review of the Pretensions of Phreno-Magnetism, Electro-Biology, &c., Boston, Cambridge: J. Munroe and Co., 
  • Grimes, J. Stanley (1851), Phreno-Geology: the Progressive Creation of Man, Indicated by Natural History, and Confirmed by Discoveries Which Connect the Organization and Functions of the Brain With the Successive Geological Periods, Boston, Cambridge: J. Munroe & Co., 
  • Grimes, J. Stanley (1853), Improved Phreno-Chart: Containing a Survey of the Constitution, and an Estimate of the Various Powers of Mind ... Arranged According to Grimes's New System of Phrenology, Boston: White & Potter 
  • Grimes, J. Stanely (1857), The Mysteries of Human Nature Explained by a New System of Nervous Physiology: to Which is Added, a Review of the Errors of Spiritualism, and Instructions for Developing or Resisting the Influence by Which Subjects and Mediums are Made, Boston: R. M. Wanzer 1860 ed.
  • Grimes, J. Stanley (1858), Outlines of Geonomy: a Treatise on the Physical Laws of the Earth and the Creation of the Continents, Founded Upon Recent Discoveries, Boston: Phillips, Sampson & Co. 
  • Grimes, J. Stanley; Miller, Leo (1860), Great Discussion of Modern Spiritualism, between Prof. J. Stanley Grimes and Leo Miller, esq. at the Melodeon, Boston, Every Evening During the Second Week in March, 1860, Boston: Berry, Colby & Co. 
  • Grimes, J. Stanley (1866), Geonomy: a Theory of the Ocean Currents and Their Agency in the Formation of the Continents, Albion, Mich.; Boston: Albion Commercial College; S. F. Nichols 
  • Grimes, J. Stanley (1866), Astrogenea: a Theory of the Formation of Planetary Systems, Detroit: Daily Post Press 
  • Grimes, J. Stanley (1875), The Mysteries of the Head and the Heart Explained: Including an Improved System of Phrenology; a New Theory of the Emotions, and an Explanation of the Mysteries of Mesmerism, Trance, Mind-Reading, and the Spirit Delusion, Chicago: W.B. Keen, Cooke & Co. 
  • Grimes, J. Stanley (1881), Problems of Creation, Chicago: H. A. Sumner & Co. 
  • Grimes, J. Stanley (1885), Geonomy: Creation of the Continents by the Ocean Currents, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. 
  • Grimes, J. Stanley (1889), Geonomy: Creation of the Continents by the Ocean Currents; and Kosmo-nomia, the Growth of Worlds and the Cause of Gravitation, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. 
  • Grimes, J. Stanley (1893), Phreno-Physiology: Human Nature, the Evolution of Mind and Its Instruments, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co.