Vesalius and Paracelsus.

  title={Vesalius and Paracelsus.},
  author={Walter Pagel and P. M. Rattansi},
  journal={Medical history},
Introduction As we commemorate the four hundredth anniversary of the death of Andreas Vesalius, our thoughts may turn to another sixteenth-century figure who made an epoch-making contribution to medicine: to Paracelsus.1 At first glance, they seem as much alike as fire and water. Their life and work had its setting in different cultural milieus. The… CONTINUE READING