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Galen and the world of knowledge

Author: Christopher Gill
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009.
Series: Greek culture in the Roman world; (Cambridge books online).
Edition/Format:   eBook : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Galen and the world of knowledge.
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Galen is the most important medical writer in Graeco-Roman antiquity. This volume locates him firmly in the intellectual life of his period of the second century AD, and tries to explain the medical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Galen and the world of knowledge
Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009
XVII, 327 S.
Named Person: Galen.; Galen.; Galen.; Claudius Galenus
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Gill
ISBN: 9780521767514 0521767512
OCLC Number: 780356875
Notes: Based on a conference held at the University of Exeter in 2005. - Includes bibliographical references and index. - Machine generated contents note: Introduction Christopher Gill, Tim Whitmarsh and John Wilkins: 1. Galen's library Vivian Nutton; 2. Conventions of prefatory self-presentation in Galen's On the Order of My Own Books Jason König; 3. Demiurge and emperor in Galen's world of knowledge Rebecca Flemming; 4. Shock and awe: the performance dimension of Galen's anatomy demonstrations Maud Gleason; 5. Galen's un-Hippocratic case-histories G.E.R. Lloyd; 6. Staging the past, staging oneself: Galen on Hellenistic exegetical traditions Heinrich von Staden; 7. Galen and Hippocratic medicine: language and practice Daniela Manetti; 8. Galen's Bios and Methodos: from ways of life to paths of knowledge Ve;ronique Boudon-Millot; 9. Does Galen have a medical programme for intellectuals and the faculties of the intellect? Jacques Jouanna; 10. Galen on the limitations of knowledge R.J. Hankinson; 11. Galen and Middle Platonism Riccardo Chiaradonna; 12. 'Aristotle! What a thing for you to say!' Galen's engagement with Aristotle and Aristotelians Philip van der Eijk; 13. Galen and the Stoics, or: the art of not naming Teun Tieleman.
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. online-Ressource. (Cambridge books online).
Description: XVII, 327 Seiten.
Contents: Introduction Christopher Gill, Tim Whitmarsh and John Wilkins; 1. Galen's library Vivian Nutton; 2. Conventions of prefatory self-presentation in Galen's On the Order of My Own Books Jason Koenig; 3. Demiurge and emperor in Galen's world of knowledge Rebecca Flemming; 4. Shock and awe: the performance dimension of Galen's anatomy demonstrations Maud Gleason; 5. Galen's un-Hippocratic case-histories G. E. R. Lloyd; 6. Staging the past, staging oneself: Galen on Hellenistic exegetical traditions Heinrich von Staden; 7. Galen and Hippocratic medicine: language and practice Daniela Manetti; 8. Galen's Bios and Methodos: from ways of life to paths of knowledge Veronique Boudon-Millot; 9. Does Galen have a medical programme for intellectuals and the faculties of the intellect? Jacques Jouanna; 10. Galen on the limitations of knowledge R. J. Hankinson; 11. Galen and Middle Platonism Riccardo Chiaradonna; 12. 'Aristotle! What a thing for you to say!' Galen's engagement with Aristotle and Aristotelians Philip van der Eijk; 13. Galen and the Stoics, or: the art of not naming Teun Tieleman.
Series Title: Greek culture in the Roman world; (Cambridge books online).
Responsibility: ed. by Christopher Gill ; Tim Whitmarsh ; John Wilkins.

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