Sunday, April 30, 2017


Grissom dissertation with chapter on willis and plague.
chapters in zimmer

Wednesday, April 26, 2017


√ continue reading Bynum
--> begin rereading DAB
--> turn to Steno's critique of W.
--> start Wright Locke, Willis... (1991)

Tuesday, April 25, 2017


√ Finish Bos Humoral psychology. [There is no place for humors in Descartes mechanism. Willis is the culmination of the substitution of corpuscles for humors in explaining mind body interaction]
--> Aristotle Problems ch XXX on melancholia & black bile.
check Crignon for ref to Harvey & Willis and comparative anatomy.
--> Nedham quote ranking Willis along with Harvey as inovaters.
From Wolfe's discussion of comparative anatomy --> Start Bynum on anatomical method.