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  1. The Elasticity of the Animal Fibre: Movement and Life in Enlightenment Medicine.H. Ishizuka - 2006 - History of Science 44 (4):435-468.
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  • ‘Out of Sight, Out of Mind?’: The Daniel Turner-James Blondel Dispute Over the Power of the Maternal Imagination.Philip K. Wilson - 1992 - Annals of Science 49 (1):63-85.
    In the late 1720s, Daniel Turner and James Blondel engaged in a pamphlet dispute over the power of the maternal imagination. Turner accepted the long-standing belief that a pregnant woman's imagination could be transferred to her unborn child, imprinting the foetus with various marks and deformities. Blondel sought to refute this view on rational and anatomical grounds. Two issues repeatedly received these authors' attention: the identity of imagination, and its power in pregnant women; and the process of generation and foetal (...)
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  • History of Science and its Sociological Reconstructions.S. Shapin - 1982 - History of Science 20 (3):157-211.
  • Natural Philosophy and Public Spectacle in the Eighteenth Century.S. Schaffer - 1983 - History of Science 21 (1):1-43.
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  • The Animal Economy as Object and Program in Montpellier Vitalism.Charles T. Wolfe & Motoichi Terada - 2008 - Science in Context 21 (4):537.
    Our aim in this paper is to bring to light the importance of the notion of économie animale in Montpellier vitalism, as a hybrid concept which brings together the structural and functional dimensions of the living body – dimensions which hitherto had primarily been studied according to a mechanistic model, or were discussed within the framework of Stahlian animism. The celebrated image of the bee-swarm expresses this structural-functional understanding of living bodies quite well: “One sees them press against each other, (...)
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  • Origins of the Schema of Stimulated Motion: Towards a Pre-History of Modern Psychology.Kurt Danziger - 1983 - History of Science 21 (2):183-210.
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