Galen and the World of Knowledge




      Galen and the World of Knowledge
Galen is the most important medical writer in Graeco Roman antiquity, and also extremely valuable for understanding Graeco Roman thought and society in the second century AD This volume of essays locates him firmly in the intellectual life of his period, and thus aims to make better sense of the medical and philosophical world of knowledge that he tries to create How did Galen present himself as a reader and an author in comparison with other intellectuals of his day Above all, how did he fashion himself as a medical practitioner, and how does that self fashioning relate to the performance culture of second century Rome Did he see medicine as taking over some of the traditional roles of philosophy These and other questions are freshly addressed by leading international experts on Galen and the intellectual life of the period, in a stimulating collection that combines learning with accessibility. New Read [ Galen and the World of Knowledge ] author [ Christopher Gill ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Galen and the World of Knowledge book, this is one of the most wanted Christopher Gill author readers around the world.


      Galen and the World of Knowledge
 By Christopher Gill IBN : 0521767512 Format : Hardcover – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 327 pages
  • Galen and the World of Knowledge
  • Christopher Gill
  • English
  • 02 March 2018
  • 0521767512

10 thoughts on “ Galen and the World of Knowledge

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *