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Philosophic Whigs

Medicine, Science and Citizenship in Edinburgh, 1789-1848

Philosophic Whigs by Stephen Jacyna
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Philosophic Whigs explores the links between scientific activity and politics in the early nineteenth century. Through a study of the Edinburgh medical school, L.S. Jacyna analyses the developments in medical education in the context of the social and political relationships within the local Whig community. Philosophic Whigs is a fascinating study of the links between science and the society that produces it.
Taylor and Francis; March 2008
224 pages; ISBN 9781134959310
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Title: Philosophic Whigs
Author: Stephen Jacyna