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The Ages of ManA Study in Medieval Writing and Thought$
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J. A. Burrow

Print publication date: 1988

Print ISBN-13: 9780198117551

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117551.001.0001

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J. A. Burrow

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DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117551.003.0002

This chapter discusses schemes that may be called scientific, in so far as they seek to distinguish and explain the ages of Man in terms of natural causes. It includes a discussion of biologists and physiologists, who divided life into three and four stages, respectively. The effect in each case was to integrate the life of Man into the larger order of the natural world, as it was understood at that time.

Keywords:   schemes, scientific, biologists, physiologists, Man, natural world, order

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