Santiago Ramón y Cajal | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 15 pages of analysis & critique of Santiago Ramón y Cajal.
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SOURCE: "Summation and Appraisal—By Way of Epilogue," in Explorer of The Human Brain: The Life of Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934), Henry Schuman, 1949, pp. 263-75.

In the following excerpt, Cannon surveys Ramón y Cajal's scientific and literary work, and describes his character and influence.

What then remains? Courage, and patience, and simplicity, and kindness, and, last of all, ideas remain; these are the things to lay hold of and live with.

—A. C. BENSON

Neuronism and Its Implications

That a man situated as Cajal was in a country where science was neglected and even despised should be the one to furnish modern neurology with so many new facts and such well-substantiated theories is the last thing one might expect. Study of the minute anatomy of the nervous system would seem to call for the finest of equipment and a delicacy of technique that is difficult...

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