Lectures upon the mind, [n.d.]


Date: n.d. | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


Heavily edited, much of this material was used in his lectures on physiology. The section "Of pleasure: Lect: 20th" (ff. 473-477), corresponds word-for-word with some parts of "Two Lectures upon the Pleasures of the Senses and of the Mind," at the end of his "Sixteen Introductory Lectures" (Philadelphia, 1811).

Background note

Benjamin Rush was a physician, patriot, and humanitarian. He graduated from the College of New Jersey (Princeton), 1760, and from the University of Edinburgh, 1768. He was a member of the staff at the Pennsylvania Hospital and was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Received from College of Physicians of Philadelphia and accessioned, 1959 (1959 1168mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

General note

This item was published in Earl T. Carlson, Jeffrey L. Wollock, and Patricia S. Noel, eds., "Benjamin Rush's Lectures on the Mind," American Philosophical Society Memoirs, v.144 (1981).

Indexing Terms


  • Lectures.


  • Medicine.
  • Physiology.
  • Psychology.