Medicine, Science and Citizenship in Edinburgh, 1789-1848
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.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Chapter 1 Philosophie Whiggism; Chapter 2 John Allen, Physiologist and Friend of the People; Chapter 3 The Old Chairmaker; Chapter 4 Pathologists and Practitioners; Chapter 5 A Whig Decline; Chapter 6 Epilogue;