skip to content
Covid-19 virus
COVID-19 Resources

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel). Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this WorldCat.org search. OCLC’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus issues in their communities.

Image provided by: CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM
Health : a history Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Health : a history

Author: Peter Adamson
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Series: Oxford philosophical concepts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

This book brings together contributions by historians of philosophy and medicine to trace the concept of health from ancient Greece and China, through the Islamic world, down to modern thinkers like  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Health.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018022021
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Adamson
ISBN: 9780199916443 0199916446 9780199916429 019991642X
OCLC Number: 1035327604
Description: x, 363 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Health and philosophy in pre- and early imperial China / Michael Stanley-Baker --
Medical conceptions of health from antiquity to the Renaissance / Peter E. Pormann --
The soul's virtue and the health of the body in ancient philosophy / James Allen --
Reflection: Phrontis: the patient meets the text / Helen King --
Health in Arabic ethical works / Peter Adamson --
Reflection: The rationality of medieval leechbooks / Richard Scott Nokes --
Health in the Renaissance / Guido Giglioni --
Reflection: Early modern anatomy and the human skeleton / Anita Guerrini --
Health in the early modern philosophical tradition / Gideon Manning --
Health in the eighteenth century / Tom Broman --
Reflection: Pictures of health? / Ludmilla Jordanova --
Freud and the concept of mental health / Jim Hopkins --
Reflection: Portrait of the healthy artist / Glenn Adamson --
Contemporary accounts of health / Elselijn Kingma.
Series Title: Oxford philosophical concepts.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Adamson.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


\n\n

Primary Entity<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/1035327604<\/a>> # Health : a history<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Book<\/a>, schema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:oclcnum<\/a> \"1035327604<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Topic\/health_knowledge_attitudes_practice<\/a>> ; # Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Topic\/health<\/a>> ; # Health<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/610.1\/e23\/<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Topic\/philosophy_medical<\/a>> ; # Philosophy, Medical<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Topic\/history_of_medicine<\/a>> ; # History of Medicine<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Topic\/medicine_philosophy<\/a>> ; # Medicine--Philosophy<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookFormat<\/a> bgn:PrintBook<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"2019<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Health and philosophy in pre- and early imperial China \/ Michael Stanley-Baker -- Medical conceptions of health from antiquity to the Renaissance \/ Peter E. Pormann -- The soul\'s virtue and the health of the body in ancient philosophy \/ James Allen -- Reflection: Phrontis: the patient meets the text \/ Helen King -- Health in Arabic ethical works \/ Peter Adamson -- Reflection: The rationality of medieval leechbooks \/ Richard Scott Nokes -- Health in the Renaissance \/ Guido Giglioni -- Reflection: Early modern anatomy and the human skeleton \/ Anita Guerrini -- Health in the early modern philosophical tradition \/ Gideon Manning -- Health in the eighteenth century \/ Tom Broman -- Reflection: Pictures of health? \/ Ludmilla Jordanova -- Freud and the concept of mental health \/ Jim Hopkins -- Reflection: Portrait of the healthy artist \/ Glenn Adamson -- Contemporary accounts of health \/ Elselijn Kingma.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:editor<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Person\/adamson_peter_1972<\/a>> ; # Peter Adamson<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/5104102850<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isPartOf<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Series\/oxford_philosophical_concepts<\/a>> ; # Oxford philosophical concepts.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isSimilarTo<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#CreativeWork\/health<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Health : a history<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"1035327604<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/dx.doi.org\/10.1093\/oso\/9780199916429.001.0001<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780199916429<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780199916443<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\numbel:isLike<\/a> <http:\/\/bnb.data.bl.uk\/id\/resource\/GBB929146<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/1035327604<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Related Entities<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/610.1\/e23\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Person\/adamson_peter_1972<\/a>> # Peter Adamson<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1972<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Adamson<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Peter<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Peter Adamson<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Series\/oxford_philosophical_concepts<\/a>> # Oxford philosophical concepts.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:PublicationSeries<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/1035327604<\/a>> ; # Health : a history<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Oxford philosophical concepts.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Oxford philosophical concepts<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Topic\/health<\/a>> # Health<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Health<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Topic\/health_knowledge_attitudes_practice<\/a>> # Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Topic\/history_of_medicine<\/a>> # History of Medicine<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"History of Medicine<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Topic\/medicine_philosophy<\/a>> # Medicine--Philosophy<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Medicine--Philosophy<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#Topic\/philosophy_medical<\/a>> # Philosophy, Medical<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Philosophy, Medical<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"nyu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5104102850#CreativeWork\/health<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:label<\/a> \"Health.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Online version:<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isSimilarTo<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/1035327604<\/a>> ; # Health : a history<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780199916429<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"019991642X<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9780199916429<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780199916443<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"0199916446<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9780199916443<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n