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The want of a theory, deduced from such strict analogy, to conduct the practice of
medicine is lamented by its professors; for, as a great number of unconnected
facts are difficult to be acquired, and to be reasoned from, the art of medicine is in
And those ideas which are suggested to us by preceding ideas are here termed
ideas of suggestion, as whilst we repeat the alphabet in the usual usual order;
when by habits previously acquired B is suggested. 12 DEFINITIONS. Sect. II. 2,
usual order; when by habits previously acquired B is suggested by A, and C by B,
without any effort of deliberation. - 11. The word association properly signifies a
society or convention of things in some respects fimilar to each other. We never ...
In the same manner many elderly people retain the ideas they had learned early
in life, but find great difficulty in acquiring new trains of memory; insomuch that in
extreme old age we frequently see aforgetfulness of the business of yesterday, ...
This objection is answered, by observing that our ideas of the shape, place, and
solidity of our limbs, are acquired by our organs of touch and of fight, which are
situated in our fingers and eyes, and not by any sensations in the limb itself.
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Written by the grandfather of Charles Darwin, this book is a masterful treatise on the medical disorders and how to treat them. Primarily of interest to people who are interested in the period ... Read full review