An Enquiry Into the Probability and Rationality of Mr. Hunter's Theory of Life: Being the Subject of the First Two Anatomical Lectures Delivered Before the Royal College of Surgeons, of London

Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1814 - 95 pagina's

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Pagina 74 - ... to organization; they would then see equal reason to believe that mind might be superadded to life, as life is to structure. They would then indeed still farther perceive how mind and matter might reciprocally operate on each other by means of an intervening substance. Thus even would physiological researches enforce the...
Pagina 76 - POWER OF RELIGION on the Mind, in Retirement, Affliction, and at the approach of Death; exemplified in the Testimonies and Experience of Persons distinguished by their greatness, learning, or virtue. " 'Tis immortality,— 'tis that alone, Amidst life's pains, abasements, emptiness, The soul can comfort, elevate, and fill.
Pagina 81 - Observations on the Diseases, Defects, and Injuries in all Kinds of Fruit and Forest Trees ; with an Account of a particular Method of Cure.
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Pagina 14 - I think naturally conclude, that life does hot depend on organization. Mr. Hunter, who so patiently and accurately examined the different links of this great chain, which seems to connect even man with the common matter of the universe, was of this opinion. In speaking of the properties of life, he says, it is something that prevents...
Pagina 76 - True Stories, or Interesting Anecdotes of Young Persons; designed, through the Medium of Example, to inculcate Principles of Virtue and Piety. By the Author of " Lessons for Young Persons in Humble Life,

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Abernethy (1764-1831) was a professor of anatomy and surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons and a pupil of John Hunter. His lectures on pathology and physiology were considered brilliant.

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