A History of Neurophysiology in the 17th and 18th Centuries: From Concept To Experiment


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Contents: The Forerunners: Experimentation Challenges the Ancients; The Mechanistic Revolution Opens; A New Technique Comes to Neural Science; Transition in the English Schools; Emphasis on Structure; The Impact on Philosophers and Mathematicians; Academics and Societies of Science; The Great Teachers; The Vitalists; The Great Italian Schools; The Age of Enlightenment; Development of Research on the Spinal Cord; Beginnings of Electrophysiology; Attempts at Electrotherapy; 18th Century Research on Emission of Electricity by Biological Species. The Electric Fish; Animal Electricity Vindicated. Galvani's Commentary; Dissemination of Knowledge in the 18th Century; Name Index; Subject Index.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Raven Press
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1984
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: 0890045534


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Details:
    xiii, 230p. 26 cm. Blue hardcover binding with gold lettering on spine. Graphic dust jacket wrapped in protective mylar. Includes 101 black & white illustrations. Dust jacket yellowing with minor wear to paper at edges. Bumping to binding around edges and spine. Pages clean. Text unmarked. Very good condition.

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