Book ID: CBB000045054

The growth of medical knowledge (1990)


Have, Henk A. M. J. ten (Editor)
Kimsma, Gerrit K. (Editor)
Spicker, Stuart F. (Editor)

Kluwer Academic

Publication Date: 1990
Physical Details: vii + 194 pp.; notes; index

Description Contents: Henk A.M.J. ten Have: Knowledge and practice in European medicine: The case of infectious diseases. Kimsma, Gerrit K.: Frames of reference and the growth of medical knowledge: L. Fleck and M. Foucault. Engelhardt, H. Tristram, Jr.: Medical knowledge and medical action: Competing visions. Wulff, Henrik R.: Function and value of medical knowledge in modern diseases. Thung, Paul J.: The growth of medical knowledge: An epistemological exploration. Lindahl, B. Ingemar B.: The development of population research on causes of death: Growth of knowledge or accumulation of data? Nordenfelt, Lennart: Comments on Wulff's, Thung's, and Lindahl's essays on the growth of medical knowledge. Verwey, Gerlof: Medicine, anthropology, and the human body. Spicker, Stuart F.: Invulnerability and medicine's “promise” of immortality: Changing images of the human body during the growth of medical knowledge. Jensen, Uffe Juul: Values and the growth of medical knowledge.

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Authors & Contributors
Karenberg, Axel
Burnham, John Chynoweth
Jones, Peter Murray
Reitzammer, Margrid
Gradmann, Christoph
Hull, Andrew J.
Korot: The Israel Journal of the History of Medicine and Science
Medical History
Early Science and Medicine: A Journal for the Study of Science, Technology and Medicine in the Pre-modern Period
Social History of Medicine
Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
Rutgers University Press
Ediciones Corona Borealis
Johns Hopkins University Press
Disease and diseases
Medicine and society
Public health
Erxleben, Dorothea Christiane Leporin
Koch, Robert
Hetherington, Hector James Wright, Sir
Montagu, Mary Wortley, Lady
Arnaldus de Villanova
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
17th century
20th century
Early modern
British Isles
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Great Britain
United States
National Health Service (Great Britain)

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