The Medical Enlightenment of the Eighteenth Century

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Andrew Cunningham, Roger French
Cambridge University Press, Jul 19, 1990 - Medical - 330 pages
A series of 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.
 

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Contents

Boerhaaves medical system
40
Georg Ernst StahPs radical Pietist medicine and its influence
67
Stahl Hoffman and Sauvages
88
medical enlightenment in Montpellier
111
the structure of professional disputes
138
Medicine morality and the politics of Berkeleys tarwater
165
John Haygarth smallpox and religious Dissent in eighteenth
217
dispensaries philanthropy and medical
254
eudiometry enlightenment and pneumatic
281
Index
319
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