Thomas Percival

Donnachie, Ian (2004). Thomas Percival. In: Rutherford, Donald ed. The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists, Volume 2. Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum, pp. 923–925.


Percival (1740-1804), a major Enlightenment figure, medical practitioner, educated Edinburgh, Leyden, London, FRS, FRSE, member of the American Academy of Sciences. Demographer, public health and factory reformer, medical author.

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