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Normandin, Sebastian

Vitalism and the Scientific Image in Post-Enlightenment Life Science, 1800-2010

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Table of contents

1. Vitalism and the Scientific Image: An Introduction
Sebastian Normandin, Charles T. Wolfe

Part I. Revisiting Vitalist Themes in Nineteenth-Century Science

2. Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and the Place of Irritability in the History of Life and Death
Guido Giglioni

3. Rethinking Organic Vitality in Germany at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century
Joan Steigerwald

4. The “Novel of Medicine”
Juan Rigoli

5. Life and the Mind in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Sean Dyde

Part II. Twentieth-Century Debates on Vitalism in Science and Philosophy

6. Vitalism Versus Emergent Materialism
Brian Garrett

7. Life as an Emergent Phenomenon: From an Alternative to Vitalism to an Alternative to Reductionism
Christophe Malaterre

8. Wilhelm Reich: Vitalism and Its Discontents
Sebastian Normandin

9. Vitalism and Teleology in Kurt Goldstein’s Organismic Approach
Chiara E. Ferrario, Luigi Corsi

10. The Origins of Georges Canguilhem’s ‘Vitalism’: Against the Anthropology of Irritation
Giuseppe Bianco

Part III. Vitalism and Contemporary Biological Developments

11. Homeostasis and the Forgotten Vitalist Roots of Adaptation
J. Scott Turner

12. Unanticipated Trends Stemming from Initial Events in the History of Cell Culture: Vitalism in 2013?
Carlos Sonnenschein, David Lee, Jonathan Nguyen, Ana M. Soto

13. Varieties of Living Things: Life at the Intersection of Lineage and Metabolism
John Dupré, Maureen A. O’Malley

14. Addressing the Vitalist’s Challenge to Mechanistic Science: Dynamic Mechanistic Explanation
William Bechtel

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, Systems Biology, Medicine/Public Health, general, History of Science

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life Sciences
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400724457

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