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1907 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
English science may feel proud that two men so preeminent were chosen, for both have contributed in their ,respective domains of science-physical and biologicalto the advancement of natural knowledge in a degree unsurpassed by any of their contemporaries. This work of Sherrington admirably fulfils the aims and methods of physiology laid down by the late Sir John ;Burdon-Sanderson, for it exhibits a definite and well-understood purpose, that purpose being to acquire an exact knowledge of the
more » ... nowledge of the chemical and physical processes of animal life, and of the self-acting machinery Xy which they are regulated for the general good of the ,organism. These lectures are an abstract of a long series of most ivaluable researches upon the functions of the nervous system, and will be of great value to the physiologist, the -neurologist, and the psychologist, embodying, as they do,
doi:10.1136/bmj.1.2410.567 fatcat:onim4elvdzfarozd4yt4eondvm