Medical Essays

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Medical Essays" is a collection of essays written by Oliver Wendell Holmes, an American physician, writer, and professor. First published in 1861, the book offers a diverse range of insightful and thought-provoking essays on various medical topics. The essays cover a wide array of subjects, including medical education, the history of medicine, the importance of observation and clinical experience, and the ethical responsibilities of physicians. Holmes's writing style is engaging and accessible, making complex medical concepts understandable to a general audience. Through his essays, Holmes shares his profound knowledge of medicine while also addressing broader societal and philosophical issues. He explores the intersections between medicine and literature, science, and art, highlighting the intricate connections between the human body and the human experience.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (1809-1894) was an American physician, writer, and professor of anatomy and physiology at Harvard University. He was a prominent figure in American literature during the 19th century and is known for his contributions to both medicine and literature. Holmes wrote several novels, including "Elsie Venner," which was published in 1861. The book is considered a significant work of American literature and deals with themes such as original sin, the nature of good and evil, and the role of heredity in human behavior. The novel is set in a fictional New England town and tells the story of a young woman named Elsie Venner, who is believed to be the offspring of a union between a human and a rattlesnake. In addition to his literary works, Holmes is also known for his medical writing, particularly his essays on medical topics, which were published in several journals and collections. 

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 283 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358717289
  • ISBN-13: 9789358717280
  • Item Weight: 339.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 15.7 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Philosophy / General,Philosophy / History & Surveys / Modern,Philosophy / Political