"On Second Thought" and Other Essays in the History of Medicine and Science

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Over the course of a career spanning most of the twentieth century, distinguished historian Owsei Temkin has argued passionately for the necessity of chronicling and analyzing the history of medicine. The essays presented in this book span Dr. Temkin's career, bringing together new pieces and many previously unavailable outside the journals in which they were originally published. Here the reader will find new thoughts and ideas that deviate from Dr. Temkin's earlier beliefs and reflect a lifetime of research into the historical and ethical foundations of modern medicine.See Owsei Temkin, Hippocrates in a World of Pagans and Christians (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991), 33, 33n. 98. 2. Ibid., 61. 3. Ibid., 28a€”33. 4. Ibid., 254. 5. See chap. 3, this volume; in Owsei Temkin, William K. Frankena, anbsp;...

Title:"On Second Thought" and Other Essays in the History of Medicine and Science
Author: Owsei Temkin
Publisher:JHU Press - 2002

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