The Doctor's Oath: An Essay in the History of Medicine

The Doctor's Oath: An Essay in the History of Medicine

by W. H. S. Jones

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Overview

Originally published in 1924, this book presents the history of the Hippocratic oath from its earliest formulations through its interpretation and representation by later religious and medical traditions. Jones traces the changing terminology found in various manuscripts from the Greek, Roman and Arabic traditions and gives an assessment in a concluding essay. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of medicine and medical ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107627307
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/19/2013
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.16(d)

Table of Contents

Manuscripts; Translations; Essay; Appendix; Bibliography.

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