Lot 904: Heymans, Corneille



2015-09-16 14:11:44

Lot 904: Heymans Corneille: (1892-1968) Flemish Physiologist. Nobel Prize For Physiology Or Medicine, 1938. A.L.S., C Heymans, One Page, 4To, Gand, 18Th November 1964, In German, French And English. On The Printed Stationery Of "J.F & Heymans Farmakologish & Terapeutisch Instituut" Heymans Reproduces Three Science Thoughts, By Goethe, Bernard And Hopkins In Their Own Languages. Heymans Proclaims 'The History Of Science Is The Science Itself (Goethe)', Further With 'Experimentation Must Question, Escape From Ideas, And Always Keep Its Spiritual Freedom (Claude Bernard)', And Concludes With 'All Dogmatic Teaching About Any Aspect Of The Phenomenon Of Life Is Apt To Be Checked By The Ultimate Discovery That The Living Cell Is Before All Things A Heretic (Frederick Gowland Hopkins).' Heymans Adds Beneath His Signature 'Prix Nobel 1938', In His Hand. Vg. Johann Von Goethe (1749-1832) German Writer And Statesman Claude Bernard (1813-1878) French Physiologist, First To Suggest The Use Of Blind Experiments To Ensure The Objectivity Of Scientific Observations. Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861-1947) English Biochemist, Awarded Nobel Prize In Medicine In 1929 For The Discovery Of Vitamins International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £150-200
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