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Histoire du tonus : ruptures ou continuité ?

Abstract : At the XXth century, Sherrington uses the notion of tonus to assess the specificity of physiological processes characterized by feed-back. He's contesting Charcot or Vulpian who defend a mere neurological approach in favour of a physiological approach. He attributes to Stahl the paternity of the notion. Stahl himself was referring to Galen. Through this derivation emerges a certain conception of medicine with its demarcation from other scientific fields.
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Sarah Carvallo. Histoire du tonus : ruptures ou continuité ?. S. Carvallo, S. Roux. Du nouveau dans les sciences, Vrin, pp.71-120, 2006. ⟨hal-01009324⟩



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