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Sketch of reasearch by Luigi Galvini into the nervous system. Galvini descovered frog legs could move after the frog had died and decided nerves carry electric impulses.

In his essay, Locke mentions simple ideas of one sense: the ideas of Sensation which are received from one of the senses and could not be derived from any of others. Noted in the essay, the Molyneux problem was posed: "if a man born blind can feel…

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This is a painting offering us a look into the 18th century mind. One putti experiments with a bird while the others play in the room, exploring with other things. Instances of science and the study of science is seen here, and the contrast of the…

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Act 1 scene 4 king Richard III, Burke and Hare debating murder, No 5 of second series, Noxiana series of satires

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A late 18th-century engraving of the brain and connecting nervous system done by Robert Bernard.

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In a courtyard are many people. Each are within their own groups and each group is in their own field of either the sciences or the arts. For example, a hot air balloon can be seen in the background, yet there are still artists coinciding with the…

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Mary Shelley, daughter of famed English philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, wrote Frankenstein at the start of the nineteenth century as the framed narrative of an inanimate heap of body parts brought together through an unknown process to…

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The 1832 Act published in response to the growing demand for cadavers. "An Act for regulating Schools of Anatomy."
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