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The Resource Brain, mind and medicine : essays in eighteenth-century neuroscience, edited by Harry Whitaker, C.U.M. Smith, Stanley Finger

Brain, mind and medicine : essays in eighteenth-century neuroscience, edited by Harry Whitaker, C.U.M. Smith, Stanley Finger

Label
Brain, mind and medicine : essays in eighteenth-century neuroscience
Title
Brain, mind and medicine
Title remainder
essays in eighteenth-century neuroscience
Statement of responsibility
edited by Harry Whitaker, C.U.M. Smith, Stanley Finger
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
OHX
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Whitaker, Harry A
  • Smith, C. U. M.
  • Finger, Stanley
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Neurosciences
  • History, 17th Century
  • History, 18th Century
  • History, 19th Century
  • Neurosciences
  • Neurosciences
Label
Brain, mind and medicine : essays in eighteenth-century neuroscience, edited by Harry Whitaker, C.U.M. Smith, Stanley Finger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Harry Whitaker, C.U.M. Smith, and Stanley Finger -- Chronology / C.U.M. Smith -- Background -- Introduction / The editors -- Brain and mind in the 'long' eighteenth century / C.U.M. Smith -- Enlightening neuroscience: microscopes and microscopy in the eighteenth century / Brian J. Ford -- Corpus curricula: medical education and the voluntary hospital movement / Jonathan Reinarz -- Some thoughts on the medical milieu in the last quarter of the eighteenth century as reflected in the life and activities of James Parkinson (1755-1824) / Christopher Gardner-Thrope -- The nervous system -- Introduction / The editors -- John Hunter's contribution to neuroscience / James L. Stone, James T. Goodrich, and George R. Cybulski -- William Cullen (1710-1790) and Robert Whytt (1714-1766) on the nervous system / Julius Rocca -- 1710: the introduction of experimental nervous system physiology and anatomy by François Pourfour du Petit / Lawrence Kruger and Larry W. Swanson -- Irritable glue: the Haller-Whytt controversy on the mechanism of muscle contraction / Eugenio Frixione -- The taming of the electric ray: from an wonderful and dreadful "art" to "animal electricity" and "electric battery" / Marco Piccolino -- Luigi Galvani, physician, surgeon, physicist: from animal electricity to electro-physiology / Miriam Focaccia and Raffaella Simili -- Brain and behavior -- Introduction / The editors -- The vision of William Porterfield / Nicholas J. Wade -- David Hartley's neural vibrations and psychological associations / Robert B. Glassman and Hugh W. Buckingham -- Charles Bonnet's neurophilosophy / Harry A. Whitaker and Yves Turgeon -- Swedenborg and localization theory / Ulf Norrsell -- Medical theories and applications -- Introduction / The editors -- Neuroscience in the work of Boerhaave and Haller / Peter J. Koehler -- Apoplexy: changing concepts in the eighteenth century / Catherine E. Storey -- Benjamin Franklin and the electrical cure for disorders of the nervous system / Stanley Finger -- Gentleman's magazine, the advent of medical electricity, and disorders of the nervous system / Hannah Sypher Locke and Stanley Finger -- Therapeutic attractions: early applications of electricity to the art of healing / Paola Bertucci -- John Wesley on the estimation and cure of nervous disorders / James G. Donat -- Franz Anton Mesmer and the rise and fall of animal magnetism: dramatic cures, controversy, and ultimately a triumph for the scientific method / Douglas J. Lanska and Joseph T. Lanska -- Hysteria in the eighteenth century / Diana Faber -- Cultural consequences -- Introduction / The editors -- Technological metaphors and the anatomy of representations in eighteenth-century French materialism and dualist mechanism / Timo Kaitaro -- Explorations of the brain, mind and medicine in the writings of Jonathan Swift / Marjorie Perlman Lorch -- Temperament and the long shadow of nerves in the eighteenth century / George Rousseau
Control code
124038258
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xiii, 376 pages
Isbn
9780387709666
Isbn Type
(hd.bd.)
Lccn
2007920479
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Label
Brain, mind and medicine : essays in eighteenth-century neuroscience, edited by Harry Whitaker, C.U.M. Smith, Stanley Finger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Harry Whitaker, C.U.M. Smith, and Stanley Finger -- Chronology / C.U.M. Smith -- Background -- Introduction / The editors -- Brain and mind in the 'long' eighteenth century / C.U.M. Smith -- Enlightening neuroscience: microscopes and microscopy in the eighteenth century / Brian J. Ford -- Corpus curricula: medical education and the voluntary hospital movement / Jonathan Reinarz -- Some thoughts on the medical milieu in the last quarter of the eighteenth century as reflected in the life and activities of James Parkinson (1755-1824) / Christopher Gardner-Thrope -- The nervous system -- Introduction / The editors -- John Hunter's contribution to neuroscience / James L. Stone, James T. Goodrich, and George R. Cybulski -- William Cullen (1710-1790) and Robert Whytt (1714-1766) on the nervous system / Julius Rocca -- 1710: the introduction of experimental nervous system physiology and anatomy by François Pourfour du Petit / Lawrence Kruger and Larry W. Swanson -- Irritable glue: the Haller-Whytt controversy on the mechanism of muscle contraction / Eugenio Frixione -- The taming of the electric ray: from an wonderful and dreadful "art" to "animal electricity" and "electric battery" / Marco Piccolino -- Luigi Galvani, physician, surgeon, physicist: from animal electricity to electro-physiology / Miriam Focaccia and Raffaella Simili -- Brain and behavior -- Introduction / The editors -- The vision of William Porterfield / Nicholas J. Wade -- David Hartley's neural vibrations and psychological associations / Robert B. Glassman and Hugh W. Buckingham -- Charles Bonnet's neurophilosophy / Harry A. Whitaker and Yves Turgeon -- Swedenborg and localization theory / Ulf Norrsell -- Medical theories and applications -- Introduction / The editors -- Neuroscience in the work of Boerhaave and Haller / Peter J. Koehler -- Apoplexy: changing concepts in the eighteenth century / Catherine E. Storey -- Benjamin Franklin and the electrical cure for disorders of the nervous system / Stanley Finger -- Gentleman's magazine, the advent of medical electricity, and disorders of the nervous system / Hannah Sypher Locke and Stanley Finger -- Therapeutic attractions: early applications of electricity to the art of healing / Paola Bertucci -- John Wesley on the estimation and cure of nervous disorders / James G. Donat -- Franz Anton Mesmer and the rise and fall of animal magnetism: dramatic cures, controversy, and ultimately a triumph for the scientific method / Douglas J. Lanska and Joseph T. Lanska -- Hysteria in the eighteenth century / Diana Faber -- Cultural consequences -- Introduction / The editors -- Technological metaphors and the anatomy of representations in eighteenth-century French materialism and dualist mechanism / Timo Kaitaro -- Explorations of the brain, mind and medicine in the writings of Jonathan Swift / Marjorie Perlman Lorch -- Temperament and the long shadow of nerves in the eighteenth century / George Rousseau
Control code
124038258
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xiii, 376 pages
Isbn
9780387709666
Isbn Type
(hd.bd.)
Lccn
2007920479
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits

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