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History of medical thought

Richard Anthony Leonardo

History of medical thought

by Richard Anthony Leonardo

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Published by Froben in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- History,
  • Medicine -- Philosophy

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR131 L45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination92p.
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16887113M

      A DISEASE ONCE SACRED. A HISTORY OF THE MEDICAL UNDERSTANDING OF EPILEPSY By Mervyn J. Eadie and Peter F. Bladin Eastleigh: John Libbey. Price £ Pp. ISBN 0‐‐‐4. Epileptic convulsions can be understood, as ‘the result of experiments made by disease on the brain of man’. (John Hughlings Jackson, ).Cited by: 4. The history of anatomy extends from the earliest examinations of sacrificial victims to the sophisticated analyses of the body performed by modern scientists. The study of human anatomy can be traced back thousands of years, at least to the Egyptians, but the science of anatomy, as we know it today, did not develop until far development of the study of anatomy gradually built upon.

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    Between and , early modern medical schools were founded in Paris, Bologna, Oxford, Salerno, and Montpellier. These early institutions’ teachings combined the various schools of medical thought that were dominant at the time, such as anatomy, medical astrology, rudimentary surgery, and the use of medicinal herbs. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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The first substantial history of psychological thought in Classical Greek medicine. Demonstrating the richness and sophistication of the accounts in the Hippocratic texts and other medical sources, this book explores their connections with contemporary metaphysical discussions in tragedy and Plato as well as their relevance for modern debates in psychiatry and : Hardcover.

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A 1,year-old text at the foundation of modern medicine and biology. This is one of the best philosophy books in the history of medical practice, and forms the foundation of our current understanding of human health and disease. The Hippocratic texts and other contemporary medical sources have often been overlooked in discussions of ancient psychology.

They have been considered to be more mechanical and less detailed than poetic and philosophical representations, as well as later medical texts such as those of Galen. This book does justice to these early medical accounts by demonstrating their richness and.

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