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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
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This book examines the relationship of medicine to those intellectual and social changes which historians call the Renaissance.

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
History
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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