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Eighteenth-Century Vitalism: Bodies, Culture, Politics
This book offers an important account of the relationship between science and culture in the eighteenth century. It examines the 'vitalist' turn in physiology and natural philosophy, and its presence and effect in the burgeoning of philosophical and scientific inquiry of the Scottish Enlightenment, and the radical politics and culture of the 1790s.
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published March 15th 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published January 1st 2012)
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