Vitalism and the Scientific Image in Post-Enlightenment Life Science, 1800-2010 (History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life Sciences)

Vitalism and the Scientific Image in Post-Enlightenment Life Science, 1800-2010 (History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life Sciences)

Charles T. Wolfe


Vitalism is known as impacting the heritage of the existence sciences, medication and philosophy, representing an epistemological problem to the dominance of mechanism over the past two hundred years, and in part revived with organicism in early theoretical biology. The contributions during this quantity painting the background of vitalism from the tip of the Enlightenment to the trendy day, suggesting a few reassessment of what it ability either traditionally and conceptually. As such it contains a wide variety of fabric, utilizing either ancient and philosophical methodologies, and it really is divided really calmly among nineteenth and twentieth century old remedies and extra modern research. This quantity offers an important contribution to the present literature within the historical past and philosophy of technology and the background of medicine.

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