Vol. 12 no. 1

Controversies in Intellectual History and Medicine: The Case of Losers, Heretics, and Outsiders

Invited editor: Fabrizio Baldassarri

Fabrizio Baldassarri, Introduction:  Do Winners Take it All?

  1. Controversies in the History of Medicine

Alessandra Celati, Heretical Physicians in Sixteenth-Century Italy: The Fortunes of Girolamo Massari, Guglielmo Grataroli, and Teofilo Panarelli

Katalin Pataki, Healers, Quacks, Professionals: Monastery Pharmacies in the Rural Medical Marketplace

Paola Panciroli, The Asylum as Utopia in the Homeopathic Landscape: Innovations and Contradictions

Fabio Zampieri, Rise and Fall of Achille de Giovanni’s Clinical Anthropometry

  1. Descartes and Cartesianism

Giulia Mingucci, René Descartes’ Parricide: The Challenge of Cartesian Philosophy of Nature and Philosophy of Mind to Aristotle’s Authorship

Siegrid Agostini, Cordemoy: Is He a Cartesian Outsider? Desgabets’s Interpretation of Cordemoy’s Atomism

Book reviews

Maaike Korpershoek, Cavendish’s Orderly Philosophy

Review of special issue

Doina-Cristina Rusu, Bringing Past Practices to the Present