The Invention of Medicine

Robin Lane Fox's remarkable book puts their invention of medicine in a wider context, from the epic poems of Homer to the first doctors known to have been active in the Greek world.

The Invention of Medicine

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The Invention of Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Robin Lane Fox
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Longlisted for the RUNCIMAN AWARD, 2021 Medicine is one of the great fields of achievement of the Ancient Greeks. Hippocrates is celebrated worldwide as the father of medicine and the Hippocratic Oath is admired throughout the medical profession as a founding statement of ethics and ideals. In the fifth century
The Invention of Surgery
Language: en
Pages: 410
Authors: David Schneider
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-20 - Publisher: Hachette UK

"Bold and compelling... Uniformly excellent, and often wryly amusing."" - The Wall Street Journal "A globetrotting historical adventure, told from the inside of the operating room... Medical writing at its most exhilarating." - Michael Paul Mason "Comprehensively researched, deftly told, and radiating both intellect and passion... Essential reading for anyone
The Healing Imperative: The Early Church and the Invention of Medicine as We Know It
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Mike Aquilina
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Emmaus Road Publishing

“Whenever you enter a town and they receive you, eat what is set before you; heal the sick in it and say to them, ‘The kingdom of God has come near to you.’” —Luke 10:8-9 When Jesus sent seventy disciples on ahead of him, part of their mission was to
John Gregory and the Invention of Professional Medical Ethics and the Profession of Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Laurence B. McCullough
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07-23 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The best things in my Ufe have come to me by accident and this book results from one such accident: my having the opportunity, out of the blue, to go to work as H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. 's, research assistant at the Institute for the Medical Humanities in the University
The Invention of Surgery
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: David Schneider
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-13 - Publisher: Pegasus Books

A fascinating history of the practice of surgery from one of the leading figures in the field, chronicling centuries of scientific breakthroughs by the discipline's most dynamic, pioneering doctors. Written by an author with plenty of experience holding a scalpel, Dr. David Schneider’s The Invention of Surgery is an in-depth