Medicine, Religion, and Magic in Early Stuart England

Medicine, Religion, and Magic in Early Stuart England

The astrologer-physician Richard Napier (1559-1634) was not only a man of practical science and medicine but also a master of occult arts and a devout parish rector who purportedly held conversations with angels. This new interpretation of Napier reveals him to be a coherent and methodical man whose burning desire for certain, true knowledge contributed […]

Medical Advice to the Consumptive and Asthmatic People of England: Wherein the Present Method of Treating Disorders of the Lungs is Shewn to Be Futile and fundamentally wrong, and a new and easy Method of Cure, Proposed by Philip Stern, M.D.

Medical Advice to the Consumptive and Asthmatic People of England: Wherein the Present Method of Treating Disorders of the Lungs is Shewn to Be Futile and fundamentally wrong, and a new and easy Method of Cure, Proposed by Philip Stern, M.D.

Medical advice to the consumptive and asthmatic people of England: wherein the present method of treating disorders of the lungs is shewn to be futile and fundamentally wrong, and a new and easy method of cure, proposed by Philip Stern, M.D., Stern, Philip.. Medical advice to the consumptive and asthmatic people of England: wherein the […]

Medical Investigation in Seventeenth Century England

Medical Investigation in Seventeenth Century England

It is an adventure book. To discuss embryological thought in seventeenth-century England is to discuss the main currents in embryological thought at a time when those currents were both numerous and shifting. Like every other period, the seventeenth century was one of transition. It was an era of explosive growth in scientific ideas and techniques, […]