Andrew Cantwell

Andrew Cantwell (died 1764) was an Irish academic in France and medical writer, known as an opponent of inoculation.wikipedia
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Inoculation

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Andrew Cantwell (died 1764) was an Irish academic in France and medical writer, known as an opponent of inoculation.

County Tipperary

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Cantwell was born in Tipperary, and studied medicine at the University of Montpellier, where he graduated in 1729.

University of Montpellier

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Cantwell was born in Tipperary, and studied medicine at the University of Montpellier, where he graduated in 1729.

Jean Astruc

Having failed in 1732 to secure the succession to the chair of medicine which had been left vacant by Jean Astruc's migration to Paris, he also left for Paris in 1733.

Royal Society

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He was a Fellow of the Royal Society of London, elected 1738, and died at Paris 11 July 1764.

Calculus (medicine)

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The Paris disputation of 1742 written by Cantwell was under Jacques Albert Hazon (1708–1779), and concerned treatment for the stone with alkalis.

Alkali

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The Paris disputation of 1742 written by Cantwell was under Jacques Albert Hazon (1708–1779), and concerned treatment for the stone with alkalis.

Stephen Hales

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Cantwell had translated a paper from 1740 by Stephen Hales in this area into French; and went on to translate work of Hans Sloane on the eyes.

Hans Sloane

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Cantwell had translated a paper from 1740 by Stephen Hales in this area into French; and went on to translate work of Hans Sloane on the eyes.

Smallpox

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Cantwell became a persistent opponent of inoculation against small-pox, and made an extended stay in England to study the practice and its results.

James Jurin

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He took issue with the favourable views of James Jurin and Charles Marie de La Condamine.

Charles Marie de La Condamine

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He took issue with the favourable views of James Jurin and Charles Marie de La Condamine.

Royal College of Physicians

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His Faits concluans contre l'inoculation pointed to risks that other diseases could be transmitted by inoculation; a rebuttal from the College of Physicians of London mentioned Cantwell's loss of a daughter to smallpox.

Nouvelle Biographie Générale

The Dictionnaire historique de la médecine of Nicolas Éloy of 1778, and the Nouvelle Biographie Générale of 1855, list other works.

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society

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Contributions by Cantwell are in the Philosophical Transactions, vols.

Ophthalmology

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They include papers on ophthalmology: a letter to Thomas Stack, and a report on the work of Jacques Daviel.

Thomas Stack

They include papers on ophthalmology: a letter to Thomas Stack, and a report on the work of Jacques Daviel.

Jacques Daviel

They include papers on ophthalmology: a letter to Thomas Stack, and a report on the work of Jacques Daviel.