Michael Foster and the Cambridge School of Physiology the scientific enterprise in late Victorian society by Gerald L. Geison

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .

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  • Foster, M. Sir, 1836-1907,
  • Physiologists -- England -- Biography,
  • Physiology -- England -- History,
  • Heart beat -- History

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StatementGerald L. Geison.
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LC ClassificationsQP26.F66 G44
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Paginationxix, 401 p. :
Number of Pages401
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Open LibraryOL4568332M
ISBN 100691081972
LC Control Number77085539

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Originally published in Sir Michael Foster was the father of experimental Physiology in Cambridge. Upon his arrival in Cambridge infrom University College London, Sir Michael Foster was appointed Praelector in Physiology by Trinity College.

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A second theme is the characterization of British physiology. Despite great ferment and activity among historians of science in recent years, the history of physiology after has received little attention.

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Get this from a library. Michael Foster and the Cambridge School of Physiology: the scientific enterprise in late Victorian society. [Gerald L Geison] -- Despite great ferment and activity among historians of science in recent years, the history of physiology after has received little attention.

Gerald Geison makes an important contribution to. Biography. Foster was born in Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, in Marchthe son of Michael Foster, FRCS.

He was educated at Huntingdon Grammar school and University College School, London. After graduating in medicine inhe began to practise in his native town, but in he returned to London as teacher of practical physiology at University College London, where two years afterwards Fields: Physiologist.

About Michael Foster: Sir Michael Foster, KCB, DCL, MD (8 March – 29 January ) was an English physiologist. He was instrumental in organizing th 4/5(2). The Rise of British Physiology. (Book Reviews: Michael Foster and the Cambridge School of Physiology. The Scientific Enterprise in Late Victorian Society) Frank, Robert G., Jr.

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Format Book Published Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, c Description xix, p.: ill. ; 25 cm. Notes Based on the author's thesis, Yale, Content in Canadian Journal of History published by @utpjournals. Michael Foster and the Cambridge School of Physiology: the scientific enterprise in late Victorian society / Gerald L.

Geison. imprint Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, c Originally published inthis book presents Sir Walter Langdon-Brown's lecture upon taking up the position of Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge University. Category: Medical Michael Foster And The Cambridge School Of Physiology.

"He wrote two books, The Private Science of Louis Pasteur () and Michael Foster and the Cambridge School of Physiology: The Scientific Enterprise in Late Victorian Society (), and edited four more. In addition, he wrote about 40 scholarly essays and book reviews and contributed 20 articles to the Dictionary of Scientific Biography.

This article is based on Gerald L. Geison, “Sir Michael Foster and the Rise of the Cambridge School of Physiology, –,” unpublished Ph.D.

thesis (Yale, ). Of the many available sketches of Foster’s work and career, the most valuable are J. Langley, in Journal of Physiology (London), 35 (), –; and in Dictionary.

Foster earned a medical degree from University College, London, in and was a protégé of the biologist T.H. became an instructor at University College in and went on to become a teacher (–83) and then the first professor of physiology (–) at the University of greatly enlarged and modernized the teaching of biology at Cambridge, and under.Pris: kr.

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