James Rush and the Theory of Voice and Mind

  • Peter Ostwald
  • R. W. Rieber
Part of the Studies in Applied Psycholinguistics book series (SAP)


The leadership of Benjamin Rush as psychiatrist and politician has received considerable attention, particularly during the recent bicentennial celebration (Carlson & Wollock, 1976). Less well known is his role as a father. This chapter focuses on one of Rush’s children, his third son, James Rush, who made significant contributions to scientific thought in the mid-nineteenth century.


Nineteenth Century Visible Speech Musical Notation Human Voice Paradise Lost 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Ostwald
    • 1
  • R. W. Rieber
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Langley Porter InstituteUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.John Jay College of Criminal JusticeCUNYNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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