Medicine in the Enlightenment /

Other Authors: Porter, Roy, 1946-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Amsterdam ; Atlanta, GA : Rodopi, 1995
Series: The Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine.
Clio medica (Amsterdam, Netherlands) ; 29.
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Table of Contents:
  • The politics of committal to early modern Bethlem / Jonathan Andrews
  • Medical reform, the Enlightenment and physician-power in late eighteenth-century France / L.W.B. Brockliss
  • Whose Enlightenment? medicine, witchcraft, melancholia and pathology / Johanna Geyer-Kordesch
  • Sarah Stone: Enlightenment midwife / Isobel Grundy
  • Developing medical expertise: medical practitioners and the suspected murders of new-born children / Mark Jackson
  • Reflections on medical reform: Cabanis' Coup d'Œuil / Ludmilla J. Jordanova
  • The Enlightenment encountered: the German physicus and his world, 1750-1820 / Mary Lindemann
  • Conflicting attitudes towards inoculation in Enlightenment Germany / Andreas-Holger Maehle
  • Honeyed words: Bernard Mandeville and medical discourse / Francis McKee
  • Shaping psychiatric knowledge: the role of the asylum / Roy Porter
  • Vitalism, disease and society / Roselyne Rey
  • The weight of evidence and the burden of authority: case histories, medical statistics and smallpox inoculation / Andrea A. Rusnock
  • Methodism and Dr. George Cheyne's "more enlightening principles" / David E. Shuttleton
  • Anti-Lockean Enlightenment? mind and body in early eighteenth-century English medicine / Akihito Suzuki
  • An Enlightenment science? surgery and the Royal Society / Philip Wilson.