Life of Thomas Young, M.D., F.R.S., & C.,

Geisteswissenschaften / Archäologie / Thomas Young

Peacock, George
and one of the eight foreign associates of the National Institute of France

Signatur: A009-B100-D001-A001
Buchart: Hardcover
Verlag: John Murray, London (Großbritannien)
Veröffentlichung: 2023
Sprache: Englisch
Seiten: 514
Format: gr. 8°
Größe (HxBXT): 23,0 x 15,0 cm x 3,4 cm
Life of Thomas Young, M.D., F.R.S., & C.,
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0. Preface; 1. Early Education; 2. Medical Education-London; 3. Medical Education.Edinburgh; 4. Medical Education-Göttingen; 5. Medical Education-Cambridge; 6. Optical Discoveries-First Epoch; 7. Lectures: Cohesion of Fluids; 8. Marriage. Medical Life and Works; 9. Philological Essays. Reviews; 10. Hieroglyphical Researches; 11. Commissions. Board of Longitude; 12. Optical Discoveries-Second Epoch; 13. Researches of the Value of Life and Assurance; 14. Miscellanceous Memoirs; 15. Events in Later Life

1. Appendix - A; 2. Appendix - B

Biography of Thomas Young, M.D.

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"It is now more than twenty years since I somewhat rashly undertook to write the Life of Dr. Young. For many years, however, after making this engagement, I found myself so much occupied by the duties of a very laborious college office, that I had no leisure to commence the work; and when the possession of leisure would have enabled me to have done so, my health became so seriously deranged that I felt myself unequal to any continued and severe literary labour. [...]"