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Author Fuchs, Thomas, 1958-

Title The mechanization of the heart : Harvey and Descartes / Thomas Fuchs ; translated from the German by Marjorie Grene
Published Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 247 pages)
Series Rochester studies in medical history, 1526-2715
Rochester studies in medical history. 1526-2715
Contents Havery and Descartes -- The Galenic paradigm and its crisis -- The vital aspect of the circulation: William Harvey -- The mechanical aspect of the circulation: Descartes and his followers -- Vitalism and mechanism between 1700 and 1850 -- A look ahead
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-241) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Descartes, René, 1596-1650
Harvey, William, 1578-1657
Descartes, René, 1596-1650
Harvey, William, 1578-1657
Descartes, René, 1596-1650.
Harvey, William, 1578-1657.
Cardiology -- history
Blood Circulation -- physiology
Heart -- physiology
History, 17th Century
Blood -- Circulation -- History -- 17th century
Cardiology -- History -- 17th century
Heart -- History -- 17th century
Hart en bloedvaten.
Vitalisme (filosofie)
Blood -- Circulation.
HISTORY -- Modern -- 17th Century.
MEDICAL -- Physiology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Human Anatomy & Physiology.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Grene, Marjorie, 1910-2009
ISBN 1580466044
Other Titles Mechanisierung des Herzens. English