The Medical Renaissance of the Sixteenth Century

The Medical Renaissance of the Sixteenth Century


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ISBN-13: 9780521104562
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/19/2009
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Aristotle among the physicians C. B. Schmitt; 2. The changing fortunes of a traditional text: goals and strategies in sixteenth-century Latin editions of the Canon of Avicenna N. G. Siraisi; 3. Berengario da Carpi and the use of commentary in anatomical teaching R. K. French; 4. Humanist surgery V. Nutoon; 5. Pharmacy in the republic of Venice in the sixteenth century R. Palmer; 6. Explorations in renaissance writings on the practice of medicine A. Wear; 7. Jacques Dubois as a practitioner G. Baader; 8. The 'Paris Hippocratics': teaching and research in Paris in the second half of the sixteenth century I. M. Lonie; 9. The generation of disease: occult causes and diseases of the total substance L. Deer Richardson; 10. Fabricius and the 'Aristotle project' in anatomical teaching and research at Padua A. Cunningham; 11. Disputation and description in the renaissance pulse controversy J. J. Bylebyl; 12. Academicism versus empiricism in practical medicine in sixteenth-century Spain with regard to morisco practitioners L. Garcia-Ballester; Notes; Index.

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