Hippocrates to Harrison : Stahl


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Stahl, Georg Ernst, 1660-1734
Opusculum chymico-physico-medicum
Georgii Ernesti Stahlii Opusculum chymico-physico-medicum, seu, Schediasmatum a pluribus annis variis occasionibus in publicum emissorum : nunc quadantenus etiam auctorum et deficientibus passim exemplaribus in unum volumen jam collectorum, facsiculus publicæ luci redditus / præmissâ præfationis loco authoris epistola ad tit. dn. Michaelem Alberti.
Halæ Magdeburgicæ : Typis & Impensis Orphanotrophei, 1715.

Image from Stahl Opusculum frontis Image from Stahl Opusculum

The originator of the phlogiston theory of combustion, Stahl also held that disease was caused by misdirection of the forces of the soul which is manifest in the living body's ability to resist putrefaction. He was thus a forerunner of psychosomatic medicine.

Moore Collection
RB S7 Moore