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  • A. Introduction / Harry Whitaker, C.U.M. Smith, and Stanley Finger
  • Chronology / C.U.M. Smith
  • B. Background. Introduction / The editors
  • Brain and mind in the 'long' eighteenth century / C.U.M. Smith
  • Enlightening neurosciences : microscopes and microscopy in the eighteenth century / Brian J. Ford
  • Corpus curricula : medical education and the voluntary hospital movement / Jonathan Reinarz
  • Some thoughts on the medical milieu in the last quarter of the eighteenth century as reflected in the life and activities of James Parkinson (1755-1824) / Christopher Gardner-Thrope
  • C. The nervous system. Introduction / The editors
  • John Hunter's contribution to neuroscience / James L. Stone, James T. Goodrich, and George R. Cybulski
  • William Cullen (1710-1790) and Robert Whytt (1714-1766) on the nervous system / Julius Rocca
  • 1710 : the introduction of experimental nervous system physiology and anatomy by François Pourfour du Petit / Lawrence Kruger and Larry W. Swanson
  • Irritable glue: the Haller-Whytt controversy on the mechanism of muscle contraction / Eugenio Frixione
  • The taming of the electric ray : from an wonderful and dreadful "art" to "animal electricity" and "electric battery" / Marco Piccolino
  • Luigi Galvani, physician, surgeon, physicist: from animal electricity to electro-physiology / Miriam Focaccia and Raffaella Simili
  • D. Brain and behavior. Introduction / The editors
  • The vision of William Porterfield / Nicholas J. Wade
  • David Hartley's neural vibrations and psychological associations / Robert B. Glassman and Hugh W. Buckingham
  • Charles Bonnet's neurophilosophy / Harry A. Whitaker and Yves Turgeon
  • Swedenborg and localization theory / Ulf Norrsell
  • E. Medical theories and applications. Introduction / The editors
  • Neuroscience in the work of Boerhaave and Haller / Peter J. Koehler
  • Apoplexy : changing concepts in the eighteenth century / Catherine E. Storey
  • Benjamin Franklin and the electrical cure for disorders of the nervous system / Stanley Finger
  • Gentleman's magazine, the advent of medical electricity, and disorders of the nervous system / Hannah Sypher Locke and Stanley Finger
  • Therapeutic attractions: early applications of electricity to the art of healing / Paola Bertucci
  • John Wesley on the estimation and cure of nervous disorders / James G. Donat
  • Franz Anton Mesmer and the rise and fall of animal magnetism : dramatic cures, controversy, and ultimately a triumph for the scientific method / Douglas J. Lanska and Joseph T. Lanska
  • Hysteria in the eighteenth century / Diana Faber
  • F. Cultural consequences. Introduction / The editors
  • Technological metaphors and the anatomy of representations in eighteenth-century French materialism and dualist mechanism / Timo Kaitaro
  • Explorations of the brain, mind and medicine in the writings of Jonathan Swift / Marjorie Perlman Lorch
  • Temperament and the long shadow of nerves in the eighteenth century / George Rousseau.
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Consists of digital images of books published during the 18th Century. It is a digital version of The Eighteenth Century microfilm set, which has aimed to include every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with thousands of important works from the Americas, between 1701 and 1800. Consists of books, pamphlets, broadsides, ephemera. Include nearly 150,000 titles in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science.
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  • Pt. 1. I. Contents of this book
  • II A Biographical sketch of John Gregory
  • III. Gregory's medical ethics
  • A. Gregory's problem list: eighteenth-centry British medicine
  • B. Baconian experimental methods and philosophy of medicine
  • C. Hume's principle of sympathy
  • D. Gregory's feminine ethics
  • IV. Gregory's Observations and Lectures
  • V. Primary and secondary sources related to Gregory
  • Pt. 2. Texts. Manuscript sources. Whether the Art of Medicine as its has usually been practiced has contributed to the advancement of mankind ...
  • Lectures on the Practice of Physic, taken by Sir Charles Blagden, 1767-1768 ...
  • Lectures on the Practice of Physic, reported by J. Foster, 1767-1768 ...
  • Notes taken from Dr Gregory, reporter unknown, 1769 ...
  • Notes of Lectures on the Practice of Physic, by H. Morris, 1772 ...
  • Published work by John Gregory. Observations on the duties and offices of a physician, and on the method of prosecuting enquiries in philosophy ... 1770
  • Lectures on the duties and qualifcations of a physician ... 1772.
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  • The Book and Its Relation to Other Works (p 1-12) / Anders Hald
  • A Sketch of the Background in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy (p 13-27) / Anders Hald
  • Early Concepts of Probability and Chance (p 28-32) / Anders Hald
  • Cardano and Liber de Ludo Aleae, c. 1565 (p 33-41) / Anders Hald
  • The Foundation of Probability Theory by Pascal and Fermat in 1654 (p 42-64) / Anders Hald
  • Huygens and De Ratiociniis in Ludo Aleae, 1657 (p 65-80) Anders Hald
  • John Graunt and the Observations Made upon the Bills of Mortality, 1662 (p 81-105) / Anders Hald
  • The Probabilistic Interpretation of Graunt's Life Table (p 106-115) / Anders Hald
  • The Early History of Life Insurance Mathematics (p 116-143) / Anders Hald
  • Mathematical Models and Statistical Methods in Astronomy from Hipparchus to Kepler and Galileo (p 144-169) / Anders Hald
  • The Newtonian Revolution in Mathematics and Science (p 170-182) / Anders Hald
  • Miscellaneous Contributions between 1657 and 1708 (p 183-190) / Anders Hald
  • The Great Leap Forward, 1708-1718: A Survey (p 191-195) / Anders Hald
  • New Solutions to Old Problems, 1708-1718 (p 196-219) / Anders Hald
  • James Bernoulli and Ars Conjectandi, 1713 (p 220-256) / Anders Hald
  • Bernoulli's Theorem (p 257-274) / Anders Hald
  • Tests of Significance Based on the Sex Ratio at Birth and the Binomial Distribution, 1712-1713 (p 275-285) / Anders Hald
  • Montmort and the Essay d'Analyse sur les Jeux de Hazard, 1708 and 1713 (p 286-325) / Anders Hald
  • The Problem of Coincidences and the Compound Probability Theorem (p 326-346) / Anders Hald
  • The Problem of the Duration of Play, 1708-1718 (p 347-374) / Anders Hald
  • Nicholas Bernoulli (p 375-396) / Anders Hald
  • De Moivre and the Doctrine of Chances, 1718, 1738, and 1756 (p 397-424) / Anders Hald
  • The Problem of the Duration of Play and the Method of Difference Equations (p 425-467) / Anders Hald
  • De Moivre's Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution, 1733 (p 468-507) / Anders Hald
  • The Insurance Mathematics of de Moivre and Simpson, 1725-1756 (p 508-548) / Anders Hald.
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