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The French Paracelsians : the chemical challenge to medical and scientific tradition in early modern France

Author: Allen G Debus
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paracelsus, A Swiss-German scientist, proposed a new approach to natural philosophy and medicine--through chemistry. In France the Medical Faculty in Paris determined to block the introduction of chemistry to medicine in any field. The persistent influence of medical chemistry was significant both for the chemical revolution and as one of the driving forces behind the scientific revolution.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Paracelsus; Paracelsus; Paracelsus; Paracelsus; Paracelse; Claude Galien; Paracelsus.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allen G Debus
ISBN: 052140049X 9780521400497
OCLC Number: 22956879
Description: xvi, 247 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface; List of illustrations; 1. Paracelsism and medical tradition; 2. Chemistry and medicine in France: the early years; 3. Paris and Montpellier: the great chemical debates; 4. Chemical continuity and the new philosophy; 5. Alchemy and the chemical philosophers in the early eighteenth century; 6. Postscript; Notes; Bibliography.
Responsibility: Allen G. Debus.
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