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Denoting a school of medicine practicing iatrochemistry.
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Around the turn from Elizabethan to Jacobean rule, English society became more and more obsessed with medicinal practices immunizing the communal body; in particular, the dynastic shift was also the turn from Galenic science to an iatrochemical understanding of the body.
Secondly, Russell's laudatory comments clearly indicate that he shares Vaughan's medical views, that he, in fact, sees Vaughan as a kindred spirit whose iatrochemical orientation and conception of nature as beneficent are compatible with his own medical philosophy.
1646) and subsequent years as a controversial medical and alchemical practitioner in the London of the 1650s and early 1660s, to his premature death in the 1665 plague outbreak, with an analysis of the content and cultural context of his openly acknowledged iatrochemical writings and of the arcane productions of Eirenaeus Philalethes.