What Ever happened to Francis Glisson? Albrecht Haller and the Fate of Eighteenth-Century Irritability

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Giglioni, Guido;
(2008)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Subject: PHI | CLL | CLA

This article investigates the reasons behind the disappearance of Francis Glisson’s theory of irritability during the eighteenth century. At a time when natural investigations were becoming increasingly polarized between mind and matter in the attempt to save both man’s... View more
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