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A vital rationalist : selected writings from Georges Canguilhem

Author: Georges Canguilhem; François Delaporte
Publisher: New York : Zone Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Canguilhem, Georges, 1904-1995.
Vital rationalist.
New York : Zone Books, 2000
Named Person: Georges Canguilhem
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Canguilhem; François Delaporte
ISBN: 0942299736 9780942299731
OCLC Number: 45021311
Description: 481 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The history of science --
The various models --
The history of science --
Epistemology of biology --
Epistemology of physiology : A baroque physiology ; An experimental science ; The major problems of nineteenth-century physiology --
Epistemology of medicine : The limits of healing ; The new situation of medicine ; A medical revolution --
Cell theory --
The concept of reflex --
Biological objects --
René Descartes --
Auguste Comte --
Claude Bernard --
Knowledge and the living : Science and life ; The concept of life --
The normal and the pathological : Introduction to the problem ; The identity of the two states ; Implications and counterpositions --
Normality and normativity.
Responsibility: edited by Franc̜ois Delaporte ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer ; with an introduction by Paul Rabinow and a critical bibliography by Camille Limoges.


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