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By James Longrigg

the traditional Greek clinical thinkers have been profoundly motivated by means of Ionian common philosophy. This philosophy triggered them to undertake a extensively new perspective in the direction of affliction and therapeutic. James Longrigg indicates how their rational attitudes finally ended in degrees of class principally unsurpassed till the Renaissance. He examines the real courting among philosophy and medication in historical Greece and past, and divulges its importance for modern western perform and theory.

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