vendredi 29 novembre 2013

Empirisme médical et philosophie de la nature humaine

Medical empiricism and philosophy of human nature in the 17th and 18th centuries

Early Science and Medicin, Volume 18, Issue 4-5, 2013


Ed. Claire Crignon, Carsten Zelle and Nunzio Allocca

Claire Crignon, Carsten Zelle, Nunzio Allocca: Medical empiricism and philosophy of human nature in the 17th and 18th centuries. Introduction


1. Metaphysics and empiricism in quarrel

Claire Crignon: The debate about ‘methodus medendi’ during the second half of seventeenth century in England: modern philosophical readings of classical medical empiricism (Bacon, Nedham, Willis, Boyle)

Anne-Lise Rey: The status of Leibniz’s medical experiments: a provisional empiricism?

Claire Etchegaray: Whytt and the Idea of Power. Challenging the Eighteenth Century Criticism of the Notion of Power in Medicine


2. Arts of empirical research

Guidi Giglioni: Learning to Read Nature: Francis Bacon’s Notion of Experiential Literacy (Experientia Literata)

Domenico Berto Meli: Of Snails and Horsetails: Anatomical Empiricism in the Early Modern Period


3. Relevance of Case Studies

Carsten Zelle: Experiment, observation, self-observation. Empiricism and the ‘reasonable physicians’ of the early Enlightenment

Yvonne Wübben: Writing Case Studies. History and Practices of an Epistemic Genre in Karl Philipp Moritz Magazin zur Erfahrungsseelenkunde

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