John Browne (1642-1702): anatomist and plagiarist.

Marios Loukas, Matthew Akiyama, Mohammadali Mohajel Shoja, Bulent Yalçin, R. Shane Tubbs, Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol

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In contrast to many other physicians of his age, John Browne (1642-1702), an English anatomist and surgeon, managed to strike a balance in his career that spanned relative obscurity, prestige, and notoriety. Among his more prestigious credits, Browne was Surgeon in Ordinary to King Charles II and William III. He also had numerous publications to his name, some of which are credited as great innovations. His career, however, was tempered by his most important book, which has been critiqued by his contemporaries as well as modern historians as plagiarism. Although Browne undeniably copied the works of others and published them under his name, he was not alone in this practice. Various forms of intellectual thievery were common in Browne's day, and there were many perpetrators. The life of this overlooked figure in the history of anatomy and the stigma attached to him will be examined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-7
Number of pages7
JournalClinical anatomy (New York, N.Y.)
Volume23
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Loukas, M., Akiyama, M., Mohajel Shoja, M., Yalçin, B., Tubbs, R. S., & Cohen-Gadol, A. A. (2010). John Browne (1642-1702): anatomist and plagiarist. Clinical anatomy (New York, N.Y.), 23(1), 1-7.

John Browne (1642-1702) : anatomist and plagiarist. / Loukas, Marios; Akiyama, Matthew; Mohajel Shoja, Mohammadali; Yalçin, Bulent; Tubbs, R. Shane; Cohen-Gadol, Aaron A.

In: Clinical anatomy (New York, N.Y.), Vol. 23, No. 1, 01.01.2010, p. 1-7.

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Loukas, M, Akiyama, M, Mohajel Shoja, M, Yalçin, B, Tubbs, RS & Cohen-Gadol, AA 2010, 'John Browne (1642-1702): anatomist and plagiarist.', Clinical anatomy (New York, N.Y.), vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 1-7.
Loukas M, Akiyama M, Mohajel Shoja M, Yalçin B, Tubbs RS, Cohen-Gadol AA. John Browne (1642-1702): anatomist and plagiarist. Clinical anatomy (New York, N.Y.). 2010 Jan 1;23(1):1-7.
Loukas, Marios ; Akiyama, Matthew ; Mohajel Shoja, Mohammadali ; Yalçin, Bulent ; Tubbs, R. Shane ; Cohen-Gadol, Aaron A. / John Browne (1642-1702) : anatomist and plagiarist. In: Clinical anatomy (New York, N.Y.). 2010 ; Vol. 23, No. 1. pp. 1-7.
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