1879 The Lancet  
THIS work, by a physician who is well-known for his interesting investigations on deaf-mutism, and for his valuable observations on the mental attributes of animals as compared with man, or comparative psychology, is divided into two parts. The first is an historical account of the development of medicine, pursued biographically from the time of Hippocrates to the present time, and the second is a ' , description of the application of physics, chemistry, and biology to medicine. In the first
more » ... ne. In the first part the names, the knowledge, and the works of Hippocrates, Galen, Vesalius, Harvey, and Bichat, are brought into prominent relief, whilst many others are noticed. We think the author has sometimes failed to give to several of the leading spirits of
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