The Formation of Enunciative Modalities
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Qualitative descriptions, biographical accounts, the location, interpretation, and cross-checking of signs, reasonings by analogy, deduction, statistical calculations, experimental veriﬁcations, and many other forms of statement are to be found in the discourse of nineteenthcentury doctors. What is it that links them together? What necessity binds them together? Why these and not others? Before attempting an answer to such questions, we must ﬁrst discover the law operating behind all these diverse statements, and the place from which they come.