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Foreword by A Rupert Hall
Preface by Peter Williams
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18th century Academy activity aether agent anatomy animal body animal electricity animal spirits appeared Aristotle atmosphere became Beccari Bernard Cohen blood Bologna brain cause charge chemical chemistry combustion Commentary concept conductor considered demonstrated Descartes described discharge dissertation elastic elec electrical fluid electrical machine electro-physiology elements excited experimental experiments explain fact fire fleshy fibres force Franklin's frog frog-preparation frog's Galeazzi Galvani glass Haller Ibid ideas ignis fatui iments inflammable inflammable air innate heat insulated interest irritability lectures Leyden Jar light London Luigi Galvani material matter Mayow mechanical medicine metals moved movement muscle fibre muscular contraction muscular motion nature nerve-conductor nerves nervous Newton nitro-aerial Note occurred Paris particles phenomena philosophers phlogiston phlogiston theory physical physiological Plotinus pneuma Priestley prime-conductor problem produced Professor refers responsible result says seems self-movement soul spark spinal cord stimulus Stoic substance sulphur theory tricity University various vibration Willis