Cambridge Galen Translations Galen: Works on Human Nature

Cambridge Galen Translations Galen: Works on Human Nature

Tassinari, Professor Piero (Cardiff University); van der Eijk, Professor Philip J. (Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin); Singer, Dr P. N. (Birkbeck, University of London)

Cambridge University Press

01/2019

278

Dura

Inglês

9781107023147

15 a 20 dias

In this book, the Graeco-Roman doctor Galen sets out his influential theory of the 'mixtures' of the human body and his ideal of the 'well-tempered' person, whose perfect balance ensures excellent performance both physically and psychologically. It is a key text in the history of ideas about the human organism.
Introduction; Mixtures: Book One; Book Two; Book Three; List of textual departures from Helmreich's edition; List of titles and abbreviations of Galen's works.
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