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Product Description: This volume initiates an inquiry into the relationship between Ludwig Wittgenstein's 'analytic stance'; towards philosophy and the inherently apophatic nature of his epistemology, a subject that has been repeatedly hinted at, but hitherto never thoroughly researched through this particular hermeneutical lens...read more
By Sotiris Mitralexis (editor)

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9781443881081 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, October 15, 2015, cover price $81.95 | About this edition: This volume initiates an inquiry into the relationship between Ludwig Wittgenstein's 'analytic stance'; towards philosophy and the inherently apophatic nature of his epistemology, a subject that has been repeatedly hinted at, but hitherto never thoroughly researched through this particular hermeneutical lens.

By Christopher Lawrence and Alex Ross (corporate author)

Hardcover:

9781606903537 | Dynamite Entertainment, June 28, 2016, cover price $49.99

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Product Description: In the first half of the twentieth century, reformers attempted to use the knowledge and practices of the laboratory sciences to radically transform medicine. Change was to be effected through medicine's major institutions; hospitals were to be turned into businesses and united to university-based medical schools...read more

Hardcover:

9781580461955 | Univ of Rochester Pr, August 24, 2005, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: In the first half of the twentieth century, reformers attempted to use the knowledge and practices of the laboratory sciences to radically transform medicine.

Paperback:

9781580464567, titled "Rockefeller Money, the Laboratory and Medicine in Edinburgh, 1919-1930: New Science in an Old Country" | Reprint edition (Univ of Rochester Pr, April 15, 2013), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In the first half of the twentieth century, reformers attempted to use the knowledge and practices of the laboratory sciences to radically transform medicine.

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Product Description: What does the infamous face transplant in France in 2005 share with the examination of "swollen faces" in Latin America in the 1930s? What does blood transfusion in Europe during the 17th century have in common with the discovery of mosquitoes as parasitic vectors in China at the close of the 19th century? And, last, how does the reconstruction of noses using skin flaps in Bologna in the 16th century relate to the opening of a forehead cyst in Guatemala in 1916? The six essays that form Figures of Medicine present a wealth of symmetries...read more
By Christopher Lawrence (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9780823244447 | 1 edition (Fordham Univ Pr, February 25, 2013), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: What does the infamous face transplant in France in 2005 share with the examination of "swollen faces" in Latin America in the 1930s?

Paperback:

9780823244454 | Fordham Univ Pr, February 25, 2013, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: What does the infamous face transplant in France in 2005 share with the examination of "swollen faces" in Latin America in the 1930s?

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Product Description: Written by leading experts who not only describe the most important people, events, and transformations, but give explanations for why medicine developed as it did, this new edition contains one of the first historical summaries of the development of medicine after the Second World War...read more

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9780521475242 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 31, 2006, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Written by leading experts who not only describe the most important people, events, and transformations, but give explanations for why medicine developed as it did, this new edition contains one of the first historical summaries of the development of medicine after the Second World War.

Paperback:

9780521475655 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 20, 2006), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Written by leading experts who not only describe the most important people, events, and transformations, but give explanations for why medicine developed as it did, this new edition contains one of the first historical summaries of the development of medicine after the Second World War.

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Product Description: The autobiographical poems of Gregory of Nazianzus, fourth-century Father of the Greek Church, are remarkable not only for a highly individual picture of the Byzantine world but also for moments that are intimate, passionate and moving...read more

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9780521020916 | Bilingual edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 6, 2005), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: The autobiographical poems of Gregory of Nazianzus, fourth-century Father of the Greek Church, are remarkable not only for a highly individual picture of the Byzantine world but also for moments that are intimate, passionate and moving.

Christopher Lawrence's critical overview of medicine's place in the development of modern Britain examines the significance of the clinical encounter in contemporary society. * first short synoptic study of its kind * breaks new ground by bringing together specialised scholarship into a broad argument * shows how the medical profession created a very specific role for itself * relates medicine to general social policy

Paperback:

9780415091688 | Routledge, August 1, 1994, cover price $45.95 | About this edition: Christopher Lawrence's critical overview of medicine's place in the development of modern Britain examines the significance of the clinical encounter in contemporary society.

Miscellaneous:

9780203130704 | Routledge, January 4, 2002, cover price $36.95

Product Description: In the inter-war years there was much debate in Britain as to whether the best path to post-World War I regeneration would be found in the promises of science and technology, in continued and increased efficiency, in specialization and professionalization or whether the future of the nation depended on a rediscovery of older (and more authentic) ways of doing things, on a defiant anti-modernism...read more

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9789042009110, titled "Regenerating England. Science, Medicine and Culture in Inter-War Britain" | Rodopi Bv Editions, January 1, 2000, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: In the inter-war years there was much debate in Britain as to whether the best path to post-World War I regeneration would be found in the promises of science and technology, in continued and increased efficiency, in specialization and professionalization or whether the future of the nation depended on a rediscovery of older (and more authentic) ways of doing things, on a defiant anti-modernism.

Paperback:

9789042009011 | Rodopi Bv Editions, January 1, 2000, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: In the inter-war years there was much debate in Britain as to whether the best path to post-World War I regeneration would be found in the promises of science and technology, in continued and increased efficiency, in specialization and professionalization or whether the future of the nation depended on a rediscovery of older (and more authentic) ways of doing things, on a defiant anti-modernism.

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Product Description: Ever since Greek antiquity "disembodied knowledge" has often been taken as synonymous with "objective truth." Yet we also have very specific mental images of the kinds of bodies that house great minds—the ascetic philosopher versus the hearty surgeon, for example...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Christopher Lawrence (editor) and Steven Shapin (editor)

Hardcover:

9780226470122 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 11, 1998, cover price $87.00 | About this edition: Ever since Greek antiquity "disembodied knowledge" has often been taken as synonymous with "objective truth.

Paperback:

9780226470146 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 28, 1998, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Ever since Greek antiquity "disembodied knowledge" has often been taken as synonymous with "objective truth.

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Product Description: The history of orthodox biomedicine in the twentieth century is usually depicted as one of icreasing reductionism and dependence on laboratory sciences and technology. Holism today is commonly regarded as an alternative to regular healing and a reaction to it...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Christopher Lawrence (editor) and George Weisz (editor)

Hardcover:

9780195109047 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $62.00 | About this edition: The history of orthodox biomedicine in the twentieth century is usually depicted as one of icreasing reductionism and dependence on laboratory sciences and technology.

Product Description: There is a large literature on the history of surgery, most of it describing famous operations, famous surgeons, or great moments such as the introduction of anaesthesia. But modern developments in the history of medicine suggest that surgery needs to be explored as more than a subject with a simple empirical and scientific history...read more

Hardcover:

9780415000468 | Routledge, July 1, 1992, cover price $105.00 | also contains The Frozen Dead | About this edition: There is a large literature on the history of surgery, most of it describing famous operations, famous surgeons, or great moments such as the introduction of anaesthesia.

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Product Description: The book contains more than 250 photographs which are representative of the thousands that were studied. Each photograph is evaluated and interpreted in terms of the intended meaning and purpose of the images. . . . This book is a pleasure to read and represents the distillation of many hundreds of hours reviewing photographic materials...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780313237195 | Praeger Pub Text, May 13, 1988, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: The book contains more than 250 photographs which are representative of the thousands that were studied.

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Product Description: The first complete and up-to-date listing of the Wittgenstein literature ever produced. Its more than 3000 entries include material on all phases of the philosopher's life and thought. Coverage is inclusive for publications in English and the major European languages...read more

Hardcover:

9780313221279 | Greenwood Pub Group, May 1, 1980, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The first complete and up-to-date listing of the Wittgenstein literature ever produced.

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