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Charles T. Wolfe

definition of an experimental life science that also involve demands for the autonomy of such a science. 10 
 Vitalism is, then, a concept (or better, a family of concepts – indeed, ones lacking a strictly conceptual presentation, as they are above all attempts to grasp the specificity of living systems

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Kelsey Jackson Williams

Antiquarianism (2007), reflecting on the scholarship of Arnaldo Momigliano, grandfather of the discipline; the second, Antiquarianism and Intellectual Life in Europe and China, 1500–1800 (2012, co-edited with François Louis), developing a comparative approach to antiquarian practices in the two cultures. 3

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Henk Nellen

of book that is a primarily historical text – a book in the most limited sense of a collection of printed words on a page’ (142). Elsewhere Morrow points out that the emergence of religion as a set of privatised beliefs coincided with the transformation of the Bible from ‘living polymorphic Word to

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Cameron Wybrow

302 Book Reviews / Early Science and Medicine 15 (2010) 287-317 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/157338210X494012 Steven Matthews, eology and Science in the ought of Francis Bacon (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008), pp. xiv+150pp., £55.00, ISBN 978 0 7546 6252 5. In a well

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Emily Michael

's life, see A. Buchner, Panegyricus... (Wittenberg, 1638); and Dissertationes Academicae, (Wittenberg, 1651), vol. 2; H. Kangro, "Sen- nert," ed. Ch. C. Gillispie, Dictionary of Scientific Biography, (New York, 1975), 12: 310-313. For secondary literature on Sennert, see H. Kangro, ibid., 313; and

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Martha Baldwin

Bolognese citizens and who served for life. While the Protomedicati were charged with a variety of duties, including inspecting apothecaries' shops, establishing the sale prices of drugs, and examining and licensing surgeons and barbers, Pomata zeroes in on their duty to adjudicate disputes arising between

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Roberto Angeloni

Bohr claimed, as did Høffding also, that the nature of living organisms could not be explained only in terms of a mechanical description. Moreover, it is worth mentioning Høffding’s ante litteram complementarity view on life and nature. T HE C ENTRALITY OF THE P RINCIPLE OF U NITY IN H ØFFDING ’ S P

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James Wilberding

, certain details in the present passage supply some additional support for a two-seed theory. He conspicuously says that the female reproductive organs are living things “for these same reasons” (διὰ τὰ αὐτὰ ταῦτα) that explained the male case, which could be taken to refer to a single cause of life in the

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Thomas Rütten

contributions to scholarship. All the evidence suggests that, to Edelstein himself, the strict separation of life and work was a matter of earnest concern. He was evidently not interested in living on as a man with his thoughts, feelings, personal choices, hopes, and worries neatly documented in an archive of

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Ann Thomson

following a fixed order, so that the different effects which result come from the reciprocal action of the monads. 67 Adopting Leibniz’s conception of the monad which, joined to a particular body, forms a living substance, he criticizes in particular Toland’s view of life as something that