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Knowledge and the Scholarly Medical Traditions

Author: Don Bates
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
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However much the three great traditions of medicine - Galenic, Chinese and Ayurvedic - differed from each other, they had one thing in common: scholarship. The foundational knowledge of each could only be acquired by careful study under teachers relying on ancient texts. Such medical knowledge is special, operating as it does in the realm of the most fundamental human experiences - health, disease, suffering, birth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Don Bates
ISBN: 9780511621666 0511621663
OCLC Number: 668203816
Description: 1 online resource (384 pages)
Contents: Scholarly ways of knowing: an introduction / Don Bates --
Epistemological arguments in early Greek medicine in comparativist perspective / G.E.R Lloyd --
Autopsia, historia and what women know: the authority of women in Hippocratic gynaecology / Lesley Dean-Jones --
The growth of medical empiricism / Robert James Hankinson --
Scholarship and social context: a medical case from the eleventh-century Near East / Lawrence I. Conrad --
The experience of the book: manuscripts, texts, and the role of epistemology in early medieval medicine / Faith Wallis --
Artifex factivus sanitatis: health and medical care in medieval Latin Galenism / Luis García-Ballester --
Epistemology and learned medicine in early modern England / Andrew Wear --
Text and experience in classical Chinese medicine / Nathan Sivin --
Visual knowledge in classical Chinese medicine / Shigehisa Kuriyama --
A deathly disorder: understanding women's health in late imperial China / Francesca Bray --
Re-writing traditional medicine in post-Maoist China / Judith Farquhar --
Writing the body and ruling the land: Western reflections on Chinese and Indian medicine / Margaret Trawick --
The scholar, the wise man, and universals: three aspects of Āyurvedic medicine / Francis Zimmermann --
The epistemological carnival: meditations on disciplinary intentionality and Āyurveda / Lawrence Cohen.
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This collection of essays offers a historical and cross-cultural examination of medical knowledge.  Read more...

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