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Passions and tempers : a history of the humours

Author: Noga Arikha
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harper perennial edView all editions and formats
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Arikha intertwines the histories of medicine, science, psychology, and philosophy in this 2,500-year journey that explores the origins of humours in ancient Greece to the present day.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noga Arikha
ISBN: 9780060731175 0060731176 9780060731168 0060731168
OCLC Number: 718028114
Description: XXI, 376 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Noga Arikha.

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"...this persistent [humoural] theory...has much to teach us..." -- New York Sun "Passions and Tempers may excite the passions and tempers...as a good work of intellectual history should." -- Read more...

 
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