Philosophic Whigs

Philosophic Whigs

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Philosophic Whigs explores the links between scientific activity and politics in the early nineteenth century. Through a study of the Edinburgh medical school, L.S. Jacyna analyses the developments in medical education in the context of the social and political relationships within the local Whig community. Philosophic Whigs is a fascinating study of the links between science and the society that produces it.Medicine, Science and Citizenship in Edinburgh, 1789-1848 Stephen Jacyna. In writing this ... The work can be seen as an extended essay on the inescapable presence of the political in the world of nineteenth-century medicine. At its mostanbsp;...

Title:Philosophic Whigs
Author:Stephen Jacyna
Publisher:Routledge - 2008-03-07


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