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The Medical Enlightenment of the Eighteenth Century


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August 2006

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A series of essays on the development of medicine in the century of the Enlightenment.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of illustrations; List of tables; Preface; Introduction; 1. The politics of medical improvement in early Hanoverian London Adrian Wilson; 2. Medicine to calm the mind: Boerhaave's medical system, and why it was adopted in Edinburgh Andrew Cunningham; 3. Georg Ernst Stahl's radical Pietist medicine and its influence on the German Enlightenment Johanna Geyer-Kordesch; 4. Sickness and the soul: Stahl, Hoffman and Sauvages on pathology Roger French; 5. Sauvages's nosology: medical enlightenment in Montpellier Julian Martin; 6. Honour and property: the structure of professional disputes in eighteenth-century English medicine David Harley; 7. Medicine, morality and the politics of Berkeley's tar-water Marina Benjamin; 8. North America, a western outpost of European medicine Helen Brock; 9. John Haygarth, smallpox and religious Dissent in eighteenth-century England Francis M. Lobo; 10 'Living in the light': dispensaries, philanthropy and medical reform in late-eighteenth-century London Robert Kilpatrick; 11. Measuring virtue: eudiometry, enlightenment and pneumatic medicine Simon Schaffer; Index.
EAN: 9780521030953
ISBN: 0521030951
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2006
Seitenanzahl: 344 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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