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Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine (Illustrated)
     

Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine (Illustrated)

by George M. Gould
 

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• The book is an edited and illustrated version of the original one and includes 15 or more unique illustrations which are relevant to its content.
• “Since the time when man's mind first busied itself with subjects beyond his own self-preservation and the satisfaction of his bodily appetites, the anomalous and curious have been of exceptional

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• The book is an edited and illustrated version of the original one and includes 15 or more unique illustrations which are relevant to its content.
• “Since the time when man's mind first busied itself with subjects beyond his own self-preservation and the satisfaction of his bodily appetites, the anomalous and curious have been of exceptional and persistent fascination to him; and especially is this true of the construction and functions of the human body. Possibly, indeed, it was the anomalous that was largely instrumental in arousing in the savage the attention, thought, and investigation that were finally to develop into the body of organized truth which we now call Science. As by the aid of collected experience and careful inference we to-day endeavor to pass our vision into the dim twilight whence has emerged our civilization, we find abundant hint and even evidence of this truth. To the highest type of philosophic minds it is the usual and the ordinary that demand investigation and explanation.”

Product Details

BN ID:
2940148260400
Publisher:
Five Star Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
01/15/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,072,361
File size:
2 MB

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