ISTE-Wiley – Encyclopédie des Sciences

ISTE-WILEY, ENCYCLOPÉDIE DES SCIENCES, DOMAINE « HISTOIRE DES SCIENCES »

 

Les sciences du vivant et la médecine

Responsable du thème: Jean-Claude Dupont, Université de Picardie “Jules Verne”, France

 

Vol. 4.1. Histoire des sciences de la vie et de la médecine, I: Antiquité et Moyen-Âge

Editor: Lorenzo Perilli, Research Centre “Forms of Knowledge in the Ancient World”, University of Rome Tor Vergata

 

Index of Contents

 

1. Introduction (Lorenzo Perilli, Rome)

 

Comparison

2. Egypt (Paola Cosmacini and Christian Orsenigo, Rome)

3. Near East (Markham Geller, London)

4. China (Michael Stanley-Baker, Singapore)

5. India (Kenneth Zysk, Copenhagen)

 

The Graeco-Roman World

6. Greece and Rome, 1: Medicine. History from the Origins to Late Antiquity (Vivian Nutton, London)

7. Greece and Rome, 2: Medicine. Topics; Zoology; Botany, Semeiotics, Aetiology, Physiology, Embryology, Nosology, Humoral theory (Amneris Roselli, Naples – Pisa). Anatomy and Knowledge of the Human Body; Nerves, Brain, Heart (Ivan Garofalo, Siena – Pisa). Therapeutics and Pharmacology (Laurence Totelin, Cardiff). Zoology 1: Greece (Andrea Falcon, Montreal). Zoology 2: The Arab World (Tommaso Alpina, Munich). Botany (Luciana Repici, Turin)

 

Outcome

8. The Arab World (Fabian Käs, Cologne)

9. The Middle Ages (Arsenio Ferraces Rodriguez, A Coruña)