Knowlton Bio

Chapters of (and videos of me reading) my biography of Dr. Charles Knowlton, called An Infidel Body-Snatcher and the Fruits of His Philosophy.

Nineteen: Modern Materialism I am out at last, in the condition you see me. My author has had to contend with many difficulties in bringing me forth…
Eighteen: Williams College and New York I told him that I did not wish to publish my views to the world unless they were at least plausible; and that I…
Seventeen: To Astonish the World At length my great end and aim was to astonish the world, and become even far more famous than John Locke ever was, by…
Sixteen: Father and Son As the term of my imprisonment drew towards a close, my father Stuart and my younger brother, Augustus, beset my father to raise…
Fifteen: “Crime” and Punishment I was locked up in a room with two petty thieves, one of them a still, clever, honest little fellow—only he would…
Fourteen: Hawley Having returned from my second course of lectures, I started off with a horse, an old sleigh, an old pair of farmer's saddle-bags, an…
Charles Knowlton completes his examinations and becomes a medical doctor. In his handwritten "dissertation" (which you can still see at Dartmouth…
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