Harvey's Heart: The Discovery of Blood Circulation

Harvey's Heart: The Discovery of Blood Circulation

by Andrew Gregory
     
 

In 1628, William Harvey announced to the world his discovery of the circulation of the blood. Over 100 years before the Industrial revolution, man began to be understood using mechanical metaphors and Harvey's discoveries were integral to this. Bur Harvery himself descended from the Aristotelian tradition of anatomy. How did this great revolution come about? See more details below

Overview

In 1628, William Harvey announced to the world his discovery of the circulation of the blood. Over 100 years before the Industrial revolution, man began to be understood using mechanical metaphors and Harvey's discoveries were integral to this. Bur Harvery himself descended from the Aristotelian tradition of anatomy. How did this great revolution come about?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840462487
Publisher:
Totem Books
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Series:
Revolutions in Science Series
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
4.38(w) x 6.88(h) x 0.62(d)

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