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Sherrington, his life and thought

Author: John C Eccles; William Carleton Gibson; Charles Scott Sherrington, Sir
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer International, 1979.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Eccles, John C. (John Carew), 1903-1997.
Sherrington, his life and thought.
Berlin ; New York : Springer International, 1979
(OCoLC)643744729
Named Person: Charles Scott Sherrington, Sir; Charles S Sherrington, Sir; Charles Scott Sherrington, Sir; Sherrington, Sir Charles Scott; Charles Scott Sherrington; Charles Scott Sherrington, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Eccles; William Carleton Gibson; Charles Scott Sherrington, Sir
ISBN: 0387090630 9780387090634 3540090630 9783540090632
OCLC Number: 4498582
Description: xv, 269 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Early Years (w.c.g.).- 2. The Liverpool Professor (w.c.g.).- 3. Oxford 1914-1920 (w.c.g.).- 4. The Years of the Presidency of the Royal Society 1920-1925 (w.c.g.).- 5. The Last Decade at Oxford 1925-1935 (j.c.e.).- A. Oxford Hospitality.- B. Sherrington's Lectures at Oxford.- C. The Mammalian Laboratory Class.- D. Research.- i. The Motor Unit.- ii. The Angle.- iii. Synaptic Mechanisms.- iv. Memories.- E. Sherrington's Contribution to Theories of Nervous Function, 1924-1934.- F. The Nobel Prize.- G. Farewell to Oxford.- 6. Major Correspondents in His Later Years (Oxford and Thereafter) (w.c.g.).- 7. Sherrington - The Philosopher of the Nervous System (j.c.e.).- A. The Rede Lecture.- B. The Gifford Lectures: Man on His Nature.- i. Nature and Tradition.- ii. The Natural and Superstition.- iii. Life in Little.- iv. The Wisdom of the Body.- v. Earth's Reshuffling.- vi. A Whole Presupposed of Its Parts.- vii. The Brain and Its Work.- viii. The Organ of Liaison.- ix. Brain Collaborates With Psyche.- x. Earth's Alchemy.- xi. Two Ways of One Mind.- xii. Conflict With Nature.- C. Goethe on Nature and on Science.- 8. Books and the Man (w.c.g.).- 9. Sherrington the Poet (w.c.g.).- 10. Public Service (w.c.g.).- 11. The Final Philosophical Messages (j.c.e. and w.c.g.).- Epilogue (j.c.e. and w.c.g.).- Selected References.- Appendix 1. C. S. Sherrington on Longfellow.- Appendix 2. Extracts from "Marginalia" on Cambridge and London, c. 1880.- Appendix 3. Grindelwald in Winter, 1887.- Appendix 4. A Memorial of Ramon y Cajal, 1949.- Appendix 5. Address on Medical Science.- Appendix 6. Letter to Henry Head re W. H. Gaskell, 1918.- Appendix 7. Osler at Oxford.- Appendix 8. Some Aspects of Animal Mechanism.- Appendix 9. Speech at the Reception of the Delegates to the Tercentenary Celebration of William Harvey's "De Motu Cordis".- Appendix 10. Remarks at the Centenary Ceremonies of the Zoological Society (London, 1929).- Appendix 11. "Editorial Note" by Professor Samson Wright and "Foreword to 1947 Edition" by Sir Charles Sherrington.- Appendix 12. Some Gifts to the British Museum.- Appendix 13. Co-Operative Medical Library Service in London.- Appendix 14. Introductory Broadcast for B.B.C. on "The Physical Basis of Mind".- Appendix 15. Honorary Degrees, Fellowships and Memorials.- Appendix 16. Last Entry in "Who's Who", 1952.- Appendix 17. Memories by C.E.R. Sherrington.
Responsibility: John C. Eccles, William C. Gibson.

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