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Health and Disease

Health and Disease  

[This entry includes five subentries, an overview and discussions of health and disease in Africa, in Latin America, in South Asia, and in Southeast Asia. See also Body, The; Disability ...
Hospitals

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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
Length:
1,438 words

Moral principles and religious goals had dominated the hospital's mission since its inception, but the emergence of modern European states

Natural Philosophy (Science)

Natural Philosophy (Science)  

Any discussion of the term ‘natural philosophy’ has to begin with the recognition that it now stands for a set of belief systems and practices that are no longer current ...
War and Military Theory

War and Military Theory  

The attitude of the men of the Enlightenment toward war was marked by a deep duality. Generally, the philosophes regarded war as one of the principal scourges of humanity, typically ...

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