AN INTRODUCTORY DISCOURSE ON THE PHENOMENA OF VITALITY, OR LAWS OF MOBILITY AND MOTION IN ANIMAL BODIES. Delivered in the Hall of the Exchange Coffee House, 1817, at the Request of Dr. Ingalls, Professor of Anatomy and Surgery. Charles W. WINDSHIP, M. D.

AN INTRODUCTORY DISCOURSE ON THE PHENOMENA OF VITALITY, OR LAWS OF MOBILITY AND MOTION IN ANIMAL BODIES. Delivered in the Hall of the Exchange Coffee House, 1817, at the Request of Dr. Ingalls, Professor of Anatomy and Surgery.

Boston, (MA): Published by Charles Callender, No. 25 School Street, 1818. First edition. 21 cm. 16 pp. Sewn, as issued. Disbound. Sheets toned and a bit soiled. All motion is a function of caloric alterations in temperature. Windship, who had a medical practice in Roxbury, Mass. for many years, became associated with the freethought movement. See his Discourse (1829) before Abner Kneeland's First Society of Free Enquirers in Boston. Austin 2078. Item #66597

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