William Harvey and the circulation of the blood: the birth of a scientific revolution and modern physiology.

@article{Schultz2002WilliamHA,
  title={William Harvey and the circulation of the blood: the birth of a scientific revolution and modern physiology.},
  author={Stanley G. Schultz},
  journal={News in physiological sciences : an international journal of physiology produced jointly by the International Union of Physiological Sciences and the American Physiological Society},
  year={2002},
  volume={17},
  pages={
          175-80
        }
}
ily during a period of unparalled intellectual fervor. The year was 1578, and the period has come to be known as the period of the “scientific revolution.” And indeed, it was a revolution, not because of the frequency of scientific discoveries — that prize goes to the present — but because it witnessed a revolution in epistemological thinking, an upheaval in the approach to acquiring the truth about the natural world. But more about that later. Because of his family status, Harvey had no… CONTINUE READING

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