Medicine and the Italian Universities, 1250-1600

Medicine and the Italian Universities, 1250-1600

by Siraisi
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004119426

ISBN-13: 9789004119420

Pub. Date: 04/26/2001

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This volume of collected essays deals with medicine in the university world of thirteenth to sixteenth century Italy, discussing both the internal academic milieu of teaching and learning and its relation to the surrounding culture of medieval and Renaissance Italian cities.

Overview

This volume of collected essays deals with medicine in the university world of thirteenth to sixteenth century Italy, discussing both the internal academic milieu of teaching and learning and its relation to the surrounding culture of medieval and Renaissance Italian cities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004119420
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/26/2001
Series:
Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance Series, #12
Pages:
390
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.24(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction

1. The Medical Learning of Albertus Magnus
2. How to Write a Latin Book on Surgery: Organizing Principles and Authorial Devices in Guglielmo da Saliceto and Dino del Garbo
3. Avicenna and the Teaching of Practical Medicine
4. Two Models of Medical Culture, Pietro d'Abano and Taddeo Alderotti
5. The libri morales in the Faculty of Arts and Medicine at bologna: Bartolomeo da Varginana and the pseudo-Aristotelian Economics
6. The Music of Pulse
7. Medical Scholasticism and the Historian
8. The Physician's Task: Medical Reputations in Humanist Collective Biographies
9. Renaissance Critiques of Medicine, Physiology, and Anatomy
10. Renaissance Readers and Avicenna's Organization of Medical Knowledge
11. 'Remarkable' Diseases, 'Remarkable' Cures, and personal Experience in Renaissance Medical Texts
12. Vesalius and the Reading of Galen's Teleology
13. Vesalius and Human Diversity in De humani corporis fabrica
14. Giovanni Argenterio: Medical Innovation, Princely Patronage and Academic Controversy
15. Signs and Evidence: Autopsy and Sanctity in Late sixteenth-Century Italy

Index

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