Author:William Benjamin Carpenter

William Benjamin Carpenter
William Benjamin Carpenter


  • On the voluntary and instinctive actions of living beings, 1837 (external scan)
  • On unity of function in organized beings, 1837 (external scan)
  • Principles of general and comparative physiology, 1839 (external scan)
  • Inaugural dissertation on the physiological inferences to be deduced from the structure of the nervous system in the invertebrated classes of animals, 1839 (external scan)
  • Popular cyclopaedia of natural science, 1841 (external scan)
  • Principles of human physiology, 1842 (external scan)
  • Animal physiology, 1843 (external scan)
  • Zoology, 1844 (external scan), (external scan)
  • A manual of physiology, 1846 (external scan)
  • Temperance and teetotalism, 1847 (external scan)
  • Vegetable Physiology and Systematic Botany, 1848 (external scan)
  • On the use and abuse of alcoholic liquors in health and disease, 1850 (external scan)
  • Elements of physiology, 1851 (external scan)
  • Principles of physiology, general and comparative, 1851 (external scan)
  • Principles of comparative physiology [Supplementary material in Charles Darwin's copy], 1854 (external scan)
  • On the influence of suggestion in modifying and directing muscular movement, independently of volition, 1852 (external scan)
  • The physiology of temperance & total abstinence, 1853 (external scan)
  • The microscope, and its revelations, (external scan), (external scan), (external scan)
  • Introduction to the study of the Foraminifera, with William Kitchen Parker and Thomas Rupert Jones 1862 (external scan)
  • On binocular vision and the stereoscope, 1862 (short work) (external scan)
  • The correlation and conservation of forces, by Prof. Grove, Prof. Helmholtz, Dr. Mayer, Dr. Faraday, Prof. Liebig and Dr. Carpenter. 1865 (external scan)
  • Researches on the structure, physiology and development of Antedon (Comatula, Lamk.) rosaceus, 1866 (external scan)
  • The depths of the sea. An account of the general results of the dredging cruises of H.M. SS. Porcupine and Lightning during the summers of 1868, 1869 and 1870, under the scientific direction of Dr. Carpenter, F.R.S., J. Gwyn Jeffreys, F.R.S., and Dr. Wyville Thomson, F.R.S (1873) (external scan)
  • The truth about vaccination & smallpox, 1881 (external scan)
  • Nature and Man: Essays Scientific and Philosophical, 1888 (external scan)
  • Mechanical philosophy, horology, and astronomy, 1857 (external scan)
  • Principles of Mental Physiology - With their Applications to the Training and Discipline of the Mind, and the Study of its Morbid Conditions (1874) ((external scan))

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