Galen on the Brain: Anatomical Knowledge and Physiological Speculation in the Second Century Ad (Studies in Ancient Medicine) (Multilingual Edition) (Multilingual) 1st Edition

ISBN-13: 978-9004125124
ISBN-10: 9004125124
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'[Rocca] provides not only a meticulous analysis of Galen's anatomical and physiological writings, but a steady attention to their wider cultural context and to Galen's particular strategies of self-promotion.' Rebecca flemming, Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 2005.

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Julius Rocca, Ph.D. (1995) in Philosophy, University of Sydney, is a former Wellcome Trust Fellow in the History of Medicine, University of Cambridge. He is currently a Research Fellow in the History of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm.
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