Andrew Duncan Senior

    Andrew Duncan Senior

    Physician of the Enlightenment

    John Chalmers

    NMS 2010

    Paperback 270pp Illustrated 234x155mm

    9781905267309   Product Code: 21059

    Dr Andrew Duncan (1744-1828) was a remarkable figure during the Scottish Enlightenment whose influence continues to this day and whose name lives on in the Andrew Duncan Clinic, part of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital. A champion of the poor, the mentally ill and public health, he founded Britain's first Chair of Medical Jurisprudence and Public Health in Edinburgh. The many aspects of his career and interests are covered in this volume of 15 essays, including a biographical overview by Chalmers.

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