A Cultural History of Medical Vitalism in Enlightenment Montpellier by Elizabeth A. Williams
English | August 28th, 2016 | ISBN: 0754608816, 113824855X | 382 Pages | PDF | 37.35 MB
One of the key themes of the Enlightenment was the search for universal laws and truths that would help illuminate the workings of the universe. It is in such attitudes that we trace the origins of modern science and medicine. However, not all eighteenth century scientists and physicians believed that such universal laws could be found, particularly in relation to the differences between living and inanimate matter.