Logic, Signs and Nature in the Renaissance: The Case of Learned Medicine

Logic, Signs and Nature in the Renaissance: The Case of Learned Medicine

by Ian Maclean
     
 

The second in a sequence exploring the foundations of learning in the Renaissance, here focusing on medicine.See more details below

Overview

The second in a sequence exploring the foundations of learning in the Renaissance, here focusing on medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521806480
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2012
Series:
Ideas in Context Series, #62
Pages:
430
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Notes on the text and its modes of reference; Introduction; 1. Learned medicine 1500–1630; 2. The transmission of medical knowledge; 3. The discipline of medicine; 4. The arts course: grammar, logic and dialectics; 5. The arts course: signs, induction, mathematics, experientia; 6. Interpreting medical texts; 7. The content of medical thought; 8. The doctrine of signs; Postscript; Bibliography; Index of names and terms.

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