Universities, Medicine and Science in the Medieval West (Variorum Collected Studies Series)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780860789437
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 8/30/2004
  • Series: Variorum Collected Studies
  • Pages: 298
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Table of Contents

I The study of medicine and the medieval university 1
II The development of the medical university of Montpellier to the end of the fourteenth century 15
III The medieval medical university at Paris 31
IV Medieval bologna and the development of medical education 47
V Medical study at mediaeval Oxford 62
VI The medieval medical school at Cambridge 75
VII Science vs. humanities : a conflict in the fifteenth-century Italian universities? 83
VIII Science and the university in the fifteenth century 111
IX The emergence of medicine as a profession 131
X Achievement, professionalization, and the university 137
XI Medieval medicine and the search for status 151
XII Population and the study and practice of medieval medicine 160
XIII Training of nonuniversity-educated medical practitioners in the later Middle Ages 168
XIV The development of the medical guilds at Paris 181
XV Medieval nursing 189
XVI A note on medical care in medieval English hospitals 205
XVII Female longevity and diet in the Middle Ages (with Cameron Campbell) 209
XVIII Medieval medical and scientific views of women 219
XIX Sexology and the medievalist 237
XX Age at menarche : a misunderstanding 259
XXI The term "doctor" 263
XXII A fifteenth-century prescription 267
XXIII Duke Humphrey and his medical collections 269
XXIV The teaching of surgery at the university of Montpellier in the thirteenth century 274
XXV Medical practice in the Middle Ages, of who treated whom 277
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