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Originally published in 1946, this book examines the writing and controversy of Jean Fernel's The Natural Part of Medicine, the 1542 publication that attempted to replace Galen's treatise on physiology. Sherrington assesses Fernel's impact on the field of medical writing, and includes multiple plates illustrating early editions of Fernel's treatise and important figures of the day. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in medical history.
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- Date Published: January 2015
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107453784
- length: 246 pages
- dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm
- weight: 0.37kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
List of illustrations
Part I. The Struggle and its Aims
Part II. The Earliest 'Physiology'
Part III. Success and the Close
Appendix, Notes, Etc.:
1. Biographical notices of Fernel Guillaume Plancy
2. Plancy's 'Life' of Fernel
4. 'Insidiosae pacis'
5. Jacques Govea
6. Goulin's researches regarding Fernel
7. Shellfish and the moon
8. Valcher's tractates
9. Riolan the Elder's works on Fernel
10. The fatal tourney-wound of Henri II of France
11. Other portraits of Fernel
12. Guy Patin
13. The text of the 'Physiology' of 1554
14. Boerhaave's recommendation of books for medical curriculum
15. Nicolas Leonicenus
16. Thomas Lunacre
17. Passage in the Pathologia, 1567
18. Laurent Joubert's Paradoxes
19. Fracastor on cause of syphilis
List of editions of the writings of Jean Fernel
Chronology of events
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