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Author Jacyna, L. S.

Title Philosophic whigs : medicine, science, and citizenship in Edinburgh, 1789-1848 / L.S. Jacyna
Published London ; New York : Routledge, ©1994
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 213 pages)
Series The Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine
Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine.
Contents THE WELLCOME INSTITUTE SERIES IN THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE; Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Philosophic Whiggism; Introduction; John Thomson and the lure of chemistry; The republican tradition; Science as virtue; 'Nunquam de Republica desperandum est'; Whig science; A liberal education; Conclusion; Appendix 1; 2 John Allen, physiologist and Friend of the People; Introduction; The Friend of the People; The physiology of the human mind; The animal oeconomy; Conclusion; 3 The Old Chairmaker; Introduction; Professors and patrons; Extramural teaching and the College of Surgeons
Summary In this fascinating study of the Edinburgh medical school in the early nineteenth century, L.S. Jacyna analyses the developments in medical education in the context of the social and political relationships within the local Whig community
Analysis Great Britain
Medicine History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Thompson family.
Thompson family.
University of Edinburgh. Faculty of Medicine -- History -- 18th century
University of Edinburgh. Faculty of Medicine -- History -- 19th century
University of Edinburgh. Faculty of Medicine.
University of Edinburgh. Faculty of Medicine.
History, 19th Century.
Physicians.
Politics.
Schools, Medical -- history.
Medicine -- Political aspects -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- History -- 18th century
Medicine -- Political aspects -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- History -- 19th century
Medicine -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- History -- 18th century
Medicine -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- History -- 19th century
Physicians -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Biography
Scotland.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203192966
9780203192962