Lectures on the History of Physiology: During the Sixteenth, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Lectures on the History of Physiology: During the Sixteenth, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

by Michael Foster
     
 

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First published in 1901, this volume contains ten lectures originally delivered as the 'Lane Lectures' by Sir Michael Foster at the Cooper Medical College in San Francisco. Examining the history of physiology from about the sixteenth to the end of the eighteenth century, the lectures consider the work and influence of key figures such as Vesalius, Harvey and

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First published in 1901, this volume contains ten lectures originally delivered as the 'Lane Lectures' by Sir Michael Foster at the Cooper Medical College in San Francisco. Examining the history of physiology from about the sixteenth to the end of the eighteenth century, the lectures consider the work and influence of key figures such as Vesalius, Harvey and Borelli, and chart the progress of scientific thought on matters such as digestion, respiration and the nervous system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107683495
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/02/2012
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

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