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The medical renaissance of the sixteenth century

Author: A Wear; R K French; Iain M Lonie
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book examines the relationship of medicine to those intellectual and social changes which historians call the Renaissance. The contributors describe how the whole range of medicine, from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A Wear; R K French; Iain M Lonie
ISBN: 0521301122 9780521301121
OCLC Number: 10949627
Notes: Based on a conference held at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, in Sept. 1983.
Description: xvi, 349 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Aristotle among the physicians / C.B. Schmitt --
The changing fortunes of a traditional text : goals and strategies in sixteenth-century Latin editions of the Canon of Avicenna / N.G. Siraisi --
Berengario da Carpi and the use of commentary in anatomical teaching / R.K. French --
Humanist surgery / V. Nutton --
Pharmacy in the republic of Venice in the sixteenth century / R. Palmer --
Explorations in renaissance writings on the practice of medicine / A. Wear --
Jacques Dubois as a practitioner / G. Baader --
The "Paris Hippocratics" : teaching and research in Paris in the second half of the sixteenth century / I.M. Lonie --
The generation of disease : occult causes and diseases of the total susbstance / L. Deer Richardson --
Fabricius and the "Aristotle project" in anatomical teaching and research at Padua / A. Cunningham --
Disputation and description in the renaissance pulse controversy / J.J. Bylebyl --
Academicism versus empiricism in practical medicine in sixteenth-century Spain with regard to morisco practitioners / L. García-Ballester.
Responsibility: edited by A. Wear, R.K. French, and I.M. Lonie.
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