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Author Eijk, Ph. J. van der (Philip J.), author
Title Medicine and philosophy in classical antiquity : doctors and philosophers on nature, soul, health and disease / Philip J. van der Eijk
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  610.938 A83 2005    AVAILABLE    30500101216078
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  R135 E34 2005    AVAILABLE    30530000804815
Descript xiv, 404 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 328-378) and indexes
1. The 'theology' of the Hippocratic treatise On the sacred disease -- 2. Diocles and the Hippocratic writings on the method of dietetics and the limits of causal explanation -- 3. To help, or to do no harm : principles and practices of therapeutics in the Hippocratic corpus and in the work of Diocles of Carystus -- 4. The heart, the brain, the blood and the pneuma : Hippocrates, Diocles and Aristotle on the location of cognitive processes -- 5. Aristotle on melancholy -- 6. Theoretical and empirical elements in Aristotle's treatment of sleep, dreams and divination in sleep -- 7. The matter of mind : Aristotle on the biology of 'psychic' processes and the bodily aspects of thinking
Subject Medicine, Greek and Roman
Medicine, Ancient
Medicine -- Philosophy
History, Ancient
Greek World
Roman World
Philosophy, Medical
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