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Galen : psychological writings

Author: Galen.; P N Singer
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides new English translations, with commentary, of psychological writings by Galen, the foremost philosopher-doctor of the ancient world. One previously lost work, Avoiding Distress, is  Read more...

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Named Person: Galen.; Galen.; Galen.; Galenus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Galen.; P N Singer
ISBN: 9780521765176 052176517X
OCLC Number: 868224949
Description: xvii, 539 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Avoiding distress --
Character traits --
The diagnosis and treatment of the affections and errors peculiar to each person's soul --
The capacities of the soul depend on the mixtures of the body.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by P.N. Singer ; translated with introductions and notes by Vivian Nutton, Daniel Davies And P.N. Singer ; with the collaboration of Piero Tassinari.

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'Exemplary ... The Cambridge Galen Translations will do much to restore him to his rightful place among the most multifaceted, talented and influential of all Greek authors.' The Times Literary Read more...

 
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