James Jurin

James Jurin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Jurin FRS MA FRCP MD (baptised 15 December 1684 - 29 March 1750) was an English scientist and physician, particularly remembered for his early work in capillary action and in the epidemiology of smallpox vaccination. He was a staunch proponent of the work of Sir Isaac Newton and often used his gift for satire in Newton's defence. Jurin's father was John Jurin, a London dyer. His mother was John's wife Dorcas Cotesworth. He was educated at Christ's Hospital where he won a scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating BA in 1705, and being elected fellow the following year.
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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136760185
  • 9786136760186