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This represents an attempt of the professor of anatomy at Wurzburg to pass on to others what he has found most satisfactory in his study of anatomy as a science. The desire to understand leads to keen interest in the general principles of all sciences. Few sciences are as well adapted as anatomy to awaken and satisfy that interest, but Lubosch laments that its study is too often made drudgery, and that the student thus loses a great intellectual joy and satisfaction. This satisfaction Lubosch has found in seeing in the living human body the expression of these general principles and a working model of vital processes. He has devoted his lectures on anatomy to an endeavor to set forth these visions, and the book has resulted from the course of lectures. With the love of system that characterizes German professors in their philosophic reviews, he surveys the whole field
Grundriss der wissenschaftlichen Anatomie Zum Gebrauch neben jedem Lehrbuch der Anatomie für studierende und Aerzte. JAMA. 1926;86(14):1093. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02670400103031
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