Joan Baptista Van Helmont: Reformer of Science and Medicineby Walter Pagel
Pub. Date: 06/27/2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
An intellectual biography of Van Helmont (1579–1644), showing a scholarly appreciation of his creative insights. See more details below
An intellectual biography of Van Helmont (1579–1644), showing a scholarly appreciation of his creative insights.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in the History of Medicine Series
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)
Table of Contents
Preface; Abbreviations; 1. The life of Van Helmont in the light of his endeavour; 2. New aims: the hunt for perfect knowledge; 3. The nature of nature; 4. Biological ideas; 5. The ontological conception of disease; 6. Final assessment; Bibliography of Van Helmont; Index.
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