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The Medical Enlightenment of the Eighteenth Century : History of Medicine - Dr. Andrew Cunningham

The Medical Enlightenment of the Eighteenth Century

History of Medicine

By: Dr. Andrew Cunningham (Editor), Roger French (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 8th April 2004
ISBN: 9780521382359
Number Of Pages: 344

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A series of new essays on the development of medicine in the century of the Enlightenment, illustrating the decline in the role of religion in medical thinking, and the increased use of Reason.

List of illustrations
List of tables
The politics of medical improvement in early Hanoverian London
Medicine to calm the mind: Boerhaave's medical system, and why it was adopted in Edinburgh
Georg Ernst Stahl's radical Pietist medicine and its influence on the German Enlightenment
Sickness and the soul: Stahl, Hoffman and Sauvages on pathology
Sauvages's nosology: medical enlightenment in Montpellier
Honour and property: the structure of professional disputes in eighteenth-century English medicine
Medicine, morality and the politics of Berkeley's tar-water
North America, a western outpost of European medicine
John Haygarth, smallpox and religious Dissent in eighteenth-century England
'Living in the light': dispensaries, philanthropy and medical reform in late-eighteenth-century London
Measuring virtue: eudiometry, enlightenment and pneumatic medicine
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ISBN: 9780521382359
ISBN-10: 0521382351
Series: History of Medicine
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 8th April 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.57 x 16.36  x 2.74
Weight (kg): 0.65

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