The French Paracelsians: The Chemical Challenge to Medical and Scientific Tradition in Early Modern France / Edition 1

The French Paracelsians: The Chemical Challenge to Medical and Scientific Tradition in Early Modern France / Edition 1

by Allen George Debus
     
 

A 1992 account of the prolonged struggle between Paracelsians and Galenists, and its significance for the scientific revolution.See more details below

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A 1992 account of the prolonged struggle between Paracelsians and Galenists, and its significance for the scientific revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521894449
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2002
Edition description:
FIRST/REPRINT
Pages:
247
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; List of illustrations; 1. Paracelsism and medical tradition; 2. Chemistry and medicine in France: the early years; 3. Paris and Montpellier: the great chemical debates; 4. Chemical continuity and the new philosophy; 5. Alchemy and the chemical philosophers in the early eighteenth century; 6. Postscript; Notes; Bibliography.

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