John Carson (NHC Fellow, 2003–04)

Project Title

Mental Ability and Medical Jurisprudence in Nineteenth-Century England and America

University of Michigan

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2003–04

John Carson finished a book manuscript tentatively titled The Measure of Merit: Mental Abilities and Natural Inequalities in France and America, 1750-1940 (Princeton University Press, forthcoming 2006) and wrote an article tentatively titled "Individual Differences and the Individualization of Rights" for a collection edited by Thomas A. Green and Hendrick Hartog.