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" Experiments have never been the means of discovery ; and a survey of what has been attempted of late years in physiology will prove that the opening of living animals has done more to perpetuate error than to confirm the just views taken from the study... "
The Pilot, a journal of religion, politics, literature and art - Page 69
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Rational Diet: An Advanced Treatise on the Food Question

Otto Carque - 1996 - 540 pages
...Scotch surgeon, taken from his book "The Nervous System of the Human Body": "Experiments on animals have never been the means of discovery, and a survey...that the opening of living animals has done more to perpetrate error than to confirm the just views taken from the study of anatomy and natural motions....
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Animal Welfare & Anti-vivisection 1870-1910: Pro-vivisection writings

Susan Hamilton - Animal experimentation - 2004 - 368 pages
...a few words in favour of anatomy as better adapted for discovery than experiment. Experiments nave never been the means of discovery, and a survey of...done more to perpetuate error than to confirm the juat views taken from the study of anatomy and natural 174 THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. February motions....
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Daniel Frederik Eschricht (1798-1863), Peter Wilhelm Lund (1801-1880 ...

C. Barker Jørgensen - Physiology, Experimental - 2005 - 44 pages
...experimental physiologists, particularly Magendie. Thus, according to Bell (1823, p. 302): "Experiments have never been the means of discovery; and a survey...taken from the study of anatomy and natural motions." But the distrust of vivisections was also common among German physiologists. Thus it is interesting...
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The Western Medical Tradition: 1800-2000

Professor Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine W F Bynum, W. F. Bynum, Anne Hardy, Stephen Jacyna, Christopher Lawrence, E. M. Tansey - History - 2006 - 614 pages
...anatomist, Charles Bell, summed up this scepticism about vivisection when he declared: 'experiments have never been the means of discovery; and a survey...taken from the study of anatomy and natural motions' (Bell. 1823, pp. 289-307). It should be noted, however, that even as staunch an advocate of the anatomical...
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For the Prevention of Cruelty: The History and Legacy of Animal Rights ...

Diane L. Beers - History - 2006 - 312 pages
...the small faction of disillusioned researchers, among them the surgeon Charles Bell, who concluded "that the opening of living animals has done more to perpetuate error than to enforce the just views taken from anatomy and the natural sciences."" But antivivisectionists did not...
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Frankenstein's Science: Experimentation and Discovery in Romantic Culture ...

Christa Knellwolf King, Jane R. Goodall - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 225 pages
...thoughtless and ignorant: let not its professors unnecessarily incur the censures of the humane. Experiments have never been the means of discovery; and a survey...taken from the study of anatomy and natural motions. A surgeon, Bell defended human and animal anatomy against its critics by denigrating physiological...
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Medical Insurance: Devoted to the Insurance Examiner and Clinical ..., Volume 36

Ferdinand Eugene Daniel - Medicine - 1920
...no less an authority than Sir Charles Bell, professor of surgery at Edingurgh University declares, "A survey of what has been attempted of late years...taken from the study of anatomy and natural motions," certainly some hesitation should be felt in any needless extension of the practice, if in fact it should...
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The Medical Circular: A Journal of Practical Medicine ..., Issue 48; Issue 15084

1853
...GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE. VIVISECTIONS. To the Editor of the Medical Circular. SIB, — " Experiments have never been the means of discovery, and a survey of what has been attempted of bite years in Physiology will prove that the opening of living animals has done more to perpetuate...
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The New York Medical Press: A Weekly Journal of Medicine, Surgery ..., Volume 3

Medicine - 1860
...conclusion!. Th» nerves dead or alive may convey the galvanic power like a wet cord. Experiment! never have been the means of discovery ; and a survey of what has been attempted of late yeari in physiology will prove that the opening of living animal* has done more to perpetuate error,...
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The American Practitioner, Volumes 31-32

Medicine - 1901
...Charles Bell, in his great work on tl nervous system, says : " Experiments have never been the means discovery, and a survey of what has been attempted of late years physiology will prove that the opening of living animals has doi more to perpetuate error than to confirm...
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